Birtamod United Club has clinched the title of the 8th Tuborg Falgunanda Gold Cup 2073 on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Birtamod defeated defending champion Karna Singh Sonam Memorial Club to lift the title. Birtamod had recruited most of the players of Jhapa XI against Sonam Memorial Club, Taplejung.
The match was forced for 15 minutes additional time after it ended 1-1 draw in the regular time. Buddha Chemjong scored decisive goal in the 3rd minute for Birtamod to win the game.
In the regular time, Birtamod skipper Yogesh Gurung had scored an opening goal in 67th minute while Taplejung’s Rajin Dhimal had equalised the score in the injury period.
With the title, Birtamod won Rs 250,000 while Taplejung had to satisfy for Rs 150,000.
The winner’s captain Gurung was declared most valuable player of the Gold Cup while Karna Limbu, who scored five goals, got highest number of goals scorer award. Both the players were received Rs 10,000 each.