Himalayan Sherpa Club (HSC) defeated Jhapa XI to enter the semi-final of the 19th Tilottama Gold Cup in Butwal on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Alex scored a match winning goal for Himalayan in the additional time as the match was forced for additional time after 1-1 draw. Alex was also declared man of the match.
Sherpa had led the match through Chetan Kumar Thakur in the 37th minute while Sanjog Rai scored an equliser for Jhapa within five minute.
Altogether, 10 teams are competing in the tournament – host Rupandehi XI, Armed Police Forced, Sankata Club, Nepal Police Club, Sunsari XI, Himalayan Sherpa Club, Tribhuvan Army Club, Jhapa XI, Sikkim United FC and Share FC Kalimpong.
The winner will get the cash prize of Rs 551,000. The matches are being held at ANFA Technical Center, Butwal.