Star studded MMC toiled hard to beat Rupandehi XI in sudden death to enter semifinals of 3rd Mechi Netralaya Kakarvitta gold cup.
Rupandehi XI: Dilip Chhetri (GK,C), Rajin Dhimal, Bijaya Dhimal, Niraj Basnet, Musa, Rupesh KC, Djbric, Sunil Bal, Dipak Rai, Aba, Saurav Magar
MMC: Biraj Maharjan (C), Kamal Shrestha, Ananta Tamang, Bimal Basnet, Dinesh Thapa (GK), Bishal Rai, Sujal Shrestha, Heman Gurung, Bikram Lama, Bimal G Magar, Bimal Rana
MMC played the match with nine Nepal internationals. Both teams played 0-0 in regulation time. Spot kick battle was invited right after the match.
MMC goalie Dinesh Thapa Magar became the man of the match. He received Rs 10,000 cash.
PENALTY SHOOT OUT::
Anil Gurung (GOAL), Bimal Basnet (GOAL), Sujal Shrestha (GOAL), Heman Gurung (GOAL), Dona Thapa (GOAL)
Niraj Basnet (GOAL), Rajin Dhimal (GOAL), Rupesh KC (GOAL), Dipak Rai (GOAL), Dilip Chhetri (GOAL)
Bikram Lama (GOAL), Bimal Rana (GOAL)
Bijay Dhimal (GOAL), Saurav Magar (SAVED)
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