Liverpool sets up final against hosts


Liverpool College veterans will fight for top honours against the hosts at the first edition of Goldengate Veterans Basketball Tournament on Saturday.

Liverpool reached the final after securing second spot with an easy win over Arna Warriors. Meanwhile the hosts finished the group phase of the tournament with a 100 per cent win record to top the group and reach the final. They defeated Naya Bazaar in a similar fashion to Liverpool’s win on Friday.

Bottom two in the group phase, Naya Bazaar and Warriors will play for the third spot.

Friaday results:

Goldengate 62-41 Naya Bazaar
Highest scorer: Karma Gurung – 27 points.

Liverpool 51-45 Arna Warriors
Highest scorer: Ashish KC – 14 points.

Final day fixture (Saturday, Jan 6, 2018):

Naya Bazaar vs Warriors – 1:00pm
Goldengate vs Liverpool – 3:00pm

Venue: Goldengate Int’l College, Battisputali.

The first edition of the Goldengate Veterans Basketball Tournament holds cash prize of Rs 50,000 for the winners. First and second runner-ups will scoop Rs 25,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. The MVP will be awarded a return ticket to Hong Kong.