APF Football Club have qualified to the semifinals in the ongoing Jitpur Simara Gold Cup 2078.
In the match played on Sunday, APF defeated Himalayan Sherpa Club 3-2 make it to the final four.
Dipesh Dhimal gave APF the lead in the 27th minute of the match. And just six minutes later, Bikki Tamang doubled their lead.
Skipper Bishwas Shrestha pulled one back for HSC through a penalty in the 50th minute but Armand Beaudom extended the lead for APF in the 56th minute. Bishwas again pulled one goal back for HSC in the 68th minute but that wasn't enough.
Armand Beaudom was named the player of the match and received Rs. 5,000 in cash.
Nawa Jana Jagriti Youth Club and Sudurpaschim-11 will face each other on Monday.
Former winners Sankata Club, New Road Team, Himalayan Sherpa Club, APF Football Club, Friends Club, Sudurpaschim-11 Sports Club, Bharatpur Football Club, Bagmati Youth Club, Bijay Youth Club and organizers Nawa Jana Jagriti Club are participating in the competition.
The organizers will provide Rs. 10 lakhs to the winners of the Gold Cup and Rs 5 lakh to the runners-up. Similarly, the best players of all disciplines will be given Rs 20,000 each. The best player of each game will get Rs 5,000 while an emerging player from Simara will also be honored with cash.