Defending Champion Kantipur Media Group and AP1TV have won their respective matches under Group A of the ongoing 8th Media Cup Football Tournament played at Dasharath Stadium on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Kantipur beat NTV 2-1 as Nabin Khadka scored both the goals for winner and Sushil Adhikari scored a consolation for NTV.
Similarly, AP1TV hammered Avenues TV 5-1 in another match of the day. AP1TV’s Prasit Humagain made a hat-trick while Sankar Khadka and Subash Samal contributed a goal each for winner. Sanjay Shrestha had scored for Avenues.
The match between Radio Nepal and Image Channel under Group B is scheduled for Tuesday.
In the inaugural match, Image Channel had registered 3-0 victory against Annapurna Post in the League-cum-knockout tournament on Sunday. The tournament is organised by Nepal Olympic Museum.
Altogether, seven teams are competing in the tournament. These teams are divided into two groups A and B.
Group A includes – Nepal Television, Kantipur Media Group and AP One while Group B includes – Annapurna Post, Image Channel and Radio Nepal.
The title prize is Rs 50,000 while runner-up will get Rs 25,000. Similarly, the best player, goalkeeper, highest scorer and discipline team will receive Rs 5,000 each.