Defending champions Piple Youth Club, Hetauda have qualified for the final of the sixth Rajarshi Janak Cup going on in Sarlahi. They registered a victory over hosts Bagmati Youth Club in the shootout to reach the final four.
In an equally contested outing, the regulation time ended 0-0 and the match went to penalties. And Piple were victorious 4-2.
Piple goalkeeper Anish Deula who stopped two penalties in the shootout was named the player of the match and received Rs. 10,000 cash.
League champions Machhindra FC and Sudurpaschim-11 will face each other in the second semi-final tomorrow.
Bagmati Municipality and Bagmati Youth Club are jointly organizing the tournament, which has a winning purse of Rs. 10 lakh.