NCell Cup, Day 4: Hat-trick Hero Jumanu Sees Off APF, BUC Defeat SYC
5th December, 4th day of the ongoing NCell Cup 2070, Jumanu struck gold for Police Club to see APF went crashing out of the group stage. Three goals coming in at 27th, 65th and 71st minute of the game, made sure that APF had no chance in the game. Similarly in another match today; Boys Union beat Saraswati Youth Club 2 - 1. Aseem Jung Karki's super strike from 35 yards opened the scoring for BUC, with other goal for team coming from Rakesh Lama. Krishna Gopal Shrestha had earlier equalised for SYC.... [read
Badri Lal Nepali, Surbir Lama, Bilam Lal Shrestha, Keshav Shrestha, Punya Man Karmarcharya and Bikas Kuluju shared the pole position on the first day of the Arun Kumar Shrestha Memorial Rating Chess Tournament.
Nepal drew mixed results in Chess on Monday. FM Bilam Lal Shrestha won two out of three rounds held at the Guangzhou Chess Institute. Despite having lost the fifth round against Niaz Murshed of Bangladesh he clinched the sixth and seventh against Araz Mohammed of Iraq and Lee Shanghoon of Korea.
Nepal fared relatively better at chess on Sunday. Nepal champion Badri Lal Nepali won the third round against 2091 rated Japanese player Yamada Kohei but lost the fourth round against Abdullah Hasan of UAE.