Star studded MMC toiled hard to beat hosts Kakarvitta football training centre in sudden death to enter final of Mechi Netralaya 3rd Kakarvitta gold cup.
Both teams were reduced to 10 man after Khamir from Kakarvitta and Sujal Shrestha from MMC were red carded. Khamir was red carded in 58th minute and Shrestha got marching orders in 69th minute.
MMC are playing this tournament with eight Nepal internationals.
Both teams played 0-0 draw in regulation time and the spot kick battle was invited. After tie in the battle, sudden death was invited where African recruit Florence shot the ball above the bar and handed MMC a tough fight win.
MMC's midfielder Heman Gurung became the man of the match. He received Rs 10,000 cash.
MMC will play against Nepal Army in the final match on Friday. Both teams had played in the final of 2nd Satashi gold cup last week.
The champions will get Rs 8 lakhs.
Anil Gurung (GOAL), Bimal Basnet (GOAL), Kamal Shrestha (GOAL), Bikram Lama (SAVED), Heman Gurung (GOAL)
Nirajan Khadka (GOAL), Prakash Budhathoki (GOAL), Saroj Dahal (GOAL), Nishan Limbu (SAVED), Hemanta Thapa Magar (GOAL)
Bimal Gharti Magar (GOAL), Biraj Maharjan (GOAL), Bishal Rai (GOAL), Ananta Tamang (GOAL),
Bhusan Limbu (GOAL), Suraj Sunar (GOAL), Bishnu Sunar (GOAL), Florence (WIDE)
MMC: Dinesh Thapa Magar (GK), Kamal Shrestha, Ananta Tamang, Bimal Basnet, Biraj Maharjan, Bikram Lama, Heman Gurung, Bishal Rai, Sujal Shrestha, Bimal Rana Bimal G Magar
Kakarvitta: Alan Neupane (GK), Bishnu Sunar, Florence, Bhusan Limbu, Nirajan Khadka, Hemanta Thapa Magar, Prakash Budhathoki, Nishan Limbu, Saroj Dahal, Anil Gurung, Gilsan Limbu (C)
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