KATHMANDU: New Road Team (NRT) won its sixth round match of Qatar Airways Martyr’s Memorial ‘A’ Division League after beating Nepal Police Club 1-0.
The only goal of the game came from NRT’s Darshan Gurung in the 76th minute of the game. Gurung scored from the center of the box on Rajesh Pariyar’s top-class through ball inside the box from the right side of the pitch.
The first half didn’t offer much of an attacking display as both of the teams failed to create good chances.
In the 49th minute, NRT defender Arik Bista denied NPC’s attempt with a goalline clearance. Rajesh Pariyar(NRT), who came off from the bench, provided excellent through ball to Darshan Gurung who converted the beautiful goal.
Anjan Rai(NPC) had a chance to get their team back in the game at injury time but his well-struck shot from outside the box hit the top edge of the crossbar. Both the teams could pull out no further goal and the match ended 1-0 in favor of NRT.
NRT midfielder Arik Bista won Kelme Man of the Match award for his contribution to the win.