Golden Gate International College has lifted the title of first ever national level Kwiks Men’s Basketball League on Saturday, March 31, 2018.
In the final match held at National Sports Council (NSC) Covered Hall, Golden Gate toiled hard to beat Tribhuvan Army Club with a point through 2-point from Manish Raj Rajopadhyaya when the match was about to end in a second at 96-95 in the favour of Army.
When Golden Gate was at 92-95 lead in the last quarter, Nishal Maharjan equalised the match with 3-pointer to 95-95 in the last 30 seconds remaining. Then Army had led the match with a score from its captain Robin Khatri’s free shot towards a victory, but Golden Gate’s last second 2-pointer faded Army’s luck.
Meanwhile, Bishal Milan Kendra defeated Himalayan Hounds 80-70 to secured third place. Golden Gate bagged Rs 200,000 while runner-up Army got Rs 100,000 and Bishal Milan Kendra Rs 50,000.