Nepal APF Club Wins Vice-president Women’s National Football League. Image Source: The Kathmandu Post

Nepal APF Club Wins Vice-president Women’s National Football League

Nepal APF Club Wins Vice-president Women’s National Football League. Nepal APF Club won the title of the Vice-president Women’s National Football League at ANFA Complex grounds on 31st of July, 2018. Nepal APF Club defeated Nepal Army Club with 3-1 to win the title.

Sabitra Bhandari scored a hat-trick as APF defeated departmental rivals Tribhuvan Army Club 3-1 in the last match of the five-team league. APF collected maximum 12 points from four matches, while TAC finished second with nine points.

Bhandari scored in the 40th minute and added two more in the second half to complete her third hat-trick of the tournament. Poonam Jargha Magar of TAC leveled the scores four minutes into the second half before Bhandari reinstated the lead in the 54th minute. Bhandari wrapped up the match with her third goal in the 82nd minute which led to victory and took her personal score to 12 goals.

Sabitra Bhandari was named the most valuable player of the tournament and she received NPR. 25,000. Nepal APF Club Wins Vice-president Women’s National Football League.

In the day’s another match, Nepal Police Club won over Kathmandu DFA with 9-0. Niru Thapa scored four goals alone, while Nirmala Upadhaya scored twice and Ghim Kumari Gurung, Nirmala BK, and Manju Gurung achieved one each for the NPC.

Champions APF received NPR. 200,000, while runners-up TAC earned NPR. 100,000. Rautahat, who finished third, got NPR. 50,000. Meanwhile, Janak Singh of APF was named the best coach of the tournament, while Rautahat’s Rashmi Kumari Ghising (forward), TAC’s Poonam Jargha Magar (defender) and APF duo Reunka Nagarkoti (midfielder) and Anjila Thumbapo Subba (goalkeeper) won the best individual awards. They got NPR. 5,000 each.

 

Reference: The Kathmandu Post

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