Himalayan Sherpa and Jawalakhel Youth Club played a draw in today’s match held under the 'A' division league football tournament. (File Photo/ANFA)
LALITPUR: Himalayan Sherpa and Jawalakhel Youth Club played a draw in today’s match held under the ‘A’ division league football tournament.
In today’s match held at Satdobato-based ANFA ground in Lalitpur, the teams shared points, playing 3-3 draw.
The Sherpa, till the end of the first half, took a 3-1 lead against Jawalakhel limited to 10 players, but in the second half, players from Jawalakhel scored two goals, neutralizing the opposition’s pace.
The first goal for the Sherpa came from Stephane Samir in the fifth minute it was doubled by Bijay Shrestha in the 26th minute.
The Jawalakhel had to perform with 10 players after goalkeeper Arun Blon was granted a red card by referee Prakashnath Shrestha in the 35th minute for catching a ball by crossing the D-box area.
Jawalakhel’s Kuber Bista scored the first goal utilizing the extra time of the first half and after some minutes, Sherpa’s Stephane hit the goalpost again, taking the team to a 3-1 leader.
Jawalakhel’s Fode Fofana scored the second goal in the 60th minute and followed by the third goal from Rup Bahadur Lama, taking the team to a draw with the Sherpa.
With this, Jawalakhel has 19 points from 12 matches and is the fifth position of the points table and the Himalayan is in the 11th place with 11 points from the 12 matches.