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Tribhuvan Army Club turns champion of Aaha Rara Pokhara Gold Cup first time

Kaski, Feb 3: Nepal Army’s departmental team, the Tribhuvan Army Club, has become the champion of the 23rd edition of the Aaha Rara Pokhara Gold Cup Football tournament held in Pokhara.

In the final match held at the Pokhara Stadium today, the Army clinched the champion title first time by defeating five-time champion, Three Star Club, with 3-0 goal difference.

The departmental team made opening goal in first inning and two goals in second half. Army’s strikers Zilepsy Jung Karki (captain), Fatteman Ghale and Basanta Jimwa scored one goal each to ensure the victory of the team.

The champion Tribhuvan Army Club bagged Rs 1,201,000 in cash and trophy while the first runner up Three Start bagged Rs 601,000 and trophy, organizing Sahara Club’s Chairman Keshav Raj Baral said.

Likewise, Army Club’s Bimal Pandey was named the best player of the tournament and received an e-scooter.

Army’s Samit Shrestha was named the best goalkeeper, Army’s Bimal Pandey was declared the best defender and Three Star’s Bibek Poudel was announced the best midfielder while Army’s Gilepsi Jung Karki was named as the best forward player and Army’s Meghraj KC was named the best coach in the tournament and received Rs 25,000 each and trophy.

Likewise, Army’s Dinesh Hemjan bagged Rs 25,000 in cash for scoring the highest three goals in the tournament.

Similarly, Jawalakhel Youth Club was named as the fair play team.

Prior to this, the Tribhuvan Army Club had reached the final match in 2065 BS, 2066 BS, 2072 BS and 2075 BS.

A total of 12 teams including a foreign team took part in the 23rd edition of the Aaha Rara Gold Cup.(RSS)

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