Nepal Army defeated MMC 3-2 on PSO to win the title of Mechi Netralaya 3rd Kakarvitta gold cup.
Both teams played 0-0 draw in regulation time before moving to spot kick battle.
Army goalie Bikesh Kuthu saved three MMC spot kicks to hand a departmental team a memorable win and Rs 8 lakhs. Runners up team got Rs 4 lakhs.
Nepal Army had defeated MMC 2-1 in the final of 2nd Satasi gold cup two weeks back. This is the third title for Nepal Army (Bishal Memorial Birgunj, 2nd Satsi gold cup Jhiljile, Jhapa and 3rd Kakarvitta gold cup Jhapa).
Spot kick battle:
Anil Gurung (SAVED), Bimal Basnet (GOAL), Kamal Shrestha (SAVED), Heman Gurung (GOAL), Nirajan Malla (SAVED)
Nawayug Shrestha (GOAL), Jitendra Karki (WIDE), Santosh Tamang (GOAL), Padam Tamang (SAVED), Bibek Basnet (GOAL)
MMC: Dinesh Thapa Magar (GK), Kamal Shrestha, Ananta Tamang, Bimal Basnet, Biraj Maharjan (C), Bikram Lama, Heman Gurung, Dona Thapa, Bishal Rai, Bimal Rana, Bimal G Magar
Nepal Army: Bikesh Kuthu (GK), Jitendra Karki, Bimal Pandey, Bikash Khawas, Suman Aryal, Santosh Tamang, Padam Tamang, Dinesh Henjan, Bharat Khawas (C), George Prince Karki, Nawayug Shrestha
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