Sankata to face Army in finals of Lalit Memorial U-18 Championship


CMG Sankata Club is set to play Nepal Army in the title clash of the Lalit Memorial U-18 Championship.

Sankata edged Friends Club 4-2 in penalties to reach the final, while Nepal Army sidelined arch rivals Nepal Police 4-0.

The match between Sankata and Friends went into penalties after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Ranjit Gurung’s 42nd minute lead for Sankata was cancelled out by Sumit Chohan Magar in the 47th minute.

Nabin Gurung, Dipesh Ale Magar, Devraj Tamang and Ranjit Gurung scored for Sankata in the penalties for Sankata, while Nishan Thapa Magar and Dikshit Thapa were the two scorers for Friends Club.

In the second semi-final between Army and Police, a hat-trick from Dinesh Yonzon was enough to end the hopes of Police.

Yonzon scored in the 15th, 44th and 72nd minutes for Army, while Prizen Tamang was also on the score-sheet with a goal in the 88th minute.

The final between Sankata and Army is scheduled for Monday afternoon at 3 PM.