Nepal grabs gold in finals of men's football under 13th South Asian Games

Published On: December 10, 2019 04:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepal beat Bhutan 2-1 in the finals of men's football match played at the Dasrath stadium under the South Asian Games today.

Nepal has won the gold medal in the finals of men's football match. With this, Nepal has earned 51 gold medals in the 13th South Asian Games. 

Sunil Bal scored the second goal for Nepal in the 53rd minute of the match.

Earlier, Bhutanese captain Chencho Gyeltshen scored the first goal in the 37th minute of the match.  Abhisek Rijal scored the first goal for Nepal in the 17th minute of the first half.

Earlier on December 3, Nepal had defeated Bhutan 4-0 in the third match of the tournament at Dasharath Stadium in the capital.

This was the first time Bhutan has reached the finals of SAG football.

Nepal had met and defeated Bhutan 5-0 in the 12th edition of the South Asian Games.





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