Host Dharan Football Club has become the third team to enter the semi-finals of the ongoing 21st Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup Tournament on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Dharan FC defeated India’s Dalhousie Athletic (Kolkata) 2-0 in the third match of Gold Cup at Dharan Stadium, Dharan-16 today.
Dharan FC had led the match in the early 9th minute through a score form Milan Rai while Bartaman Rai doubled the tally in the 23rd minute to secure a victory. Bartaman won the man of the match award to receive Rs 15,000.
From the played previous matches, Nepal Police Club (NPC) and Sankata Club (KTM) advanced to the semis round after beating Sahara Club, Pokhara and Mechi Netralaya KFTC (Jhapa) respectively in sudden death to make it to the next round.
Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) and Dauphins (Cameroon) are set to vie with each other in the fourth match of the tournament on Wednesday.
GROUP A - Sankata Club (KTM), Mechi Netralaya (Jhapa), Dharan Football Club, Dalhousie Athletic (Kolkata)
GROUP B - Nepal Police Club (NPC-KTM), Sahara Club (Pokhara), Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC-KTM) and Dauphins (Cameroon)