Himalayan Sherpa and Jawalakhel Youth Club played a draw in today's match held under the 'A' division league football tournament.
In the match held at Satodobatobased ANFA ground in Lalitpur, the teams shared points, playing 33 draw. The Sherpa, till the end of first half, took a 31 lead against Jawalakhel limited to 10 players, but in the second half, players from Jawalakhel scored two goals, neutralising the opposition's pace.
The first goal for the Sherpa came from Stephane Samir in the fifth minute it was doubled by Bijay Shrestha in the 26th minute. The Jawalakhel had to perform with 10 players after goal keeper Arun Blon was granted a red card by referee Prakashnath Shrestha in the 35th minute for catching a ball by crossing the Dbox area.
Jawalakhel's Kuber Bista scored a first goal utilising the extra time of first half and after some minutes, Sherpa's Stephane hit the goalpost again, taking the team to a 31 leader. Jawalakhel's Fode Fofana scored the second goal in the 60th minute and followed by the third goal from Rup Bahadur Lama, taking the team to a draw with the Sherpa. With this, Jawalakhel has 19 points from 12 matches and is the fifth position of points table and the Himalayan is in the 11th place with 11 points from the 12 matches.
Source: National News Agency Nepal