Image Channel has made a flying start in 8th Media Cup Football Tournament that kicked off at Dasharath Stadium on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Image Channel secured 3-0 victory against Annapurna Post in the League-cum-knockout tournament. Sambardhan Pradhan netted to goals while Bijay Karki added another for winner.
Nepal Television and defending champion Kantipur Media Group will take on each other on Monday first match while Avenues Television will face AP One in another match of the day.
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. The tournament is organised by Nepal Olympic Museum.