27th Machhapuchre cup got underway in Bhairahawa, Rupandehi on Tuesday.
Lakhan Chowk Brothers (LC Brothers) defeated Agriculture campus, Paklihawa 2-1 in the opening match.
Adarsha Pun scored both goals for the winners. Subash Chhetri scored one for the losing side.
DMC Mangalapur will play against Bhairab yuwa club on Wednesday.
15 teams are taking part in the event, which has a winning purse of Nrs 1 lakh. Runners up team will get Nrs 50,000.
Earlier, Siddharthanagar municipality mayor Hari Prashad Adhikari inaugurated the championship.
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