NUWAKOT — The second Jhiltung Cross Country Open Race Competition was organized in Belkotgadhi Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Sunday to promote sports tourism in the district.
National and local-level athletes joined the tournament organized by Leo Club of Nuwakot Paropakar and other organizations.
Two different categories of women and men were held in the competition. In men’s category of 13.4 kms race, Bhumi Raj Rai, Kiran Bogati and Bibek Rai emerged first, second and third, respectively.
Likewise, Kanchhi Maya Kojoo, Pushpa Bhandari and Rajpura Pachhai stood first, second and third, respectively.
The winner received Rs 15,000 in cash while second and third got Rs 10,000 and Rs 5,000 in cash.
Similarly, 29 runners took part in the ‘Cross Country Run for Fun’.Follow @gorkhapost
Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football: Army beats Brigade Boys
KATHMANDU- The departmental team, Nepal Army, beat the Brigade Boys Club in the first match of the seventh round games played today under the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football Championship.
The match was held at the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) complex in Lalitpur.
Army edged Brigade Boys, one goal to nil. Tanka Basnet became the star player for the Army as the lone goal he converted Santosh Budhathoki’s pass ball into a goal through a header in the 67th minute which sealed the fate of the match.
Army’s Tek Bahadur Budhathoki was declared the Man of the Match. The Army is in the fourth position in the points table. It has 17 points from seven games. Brigade Boys is in the 11th place with four points from seven games.Follow @gorkhapost