Three Star  into Bordoloi semis

Published On: September 26, 2016 11:43 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Ruslan Three Star Club has booked its place in the semifinals of the Bordoloi Trophy in Guwahati, Assam on Sunday.

National champion Three Star entered the last four as group winner despite beig held to a 1-1 draw with I League outfit Shilong Lajong at the Nehru Stadium. 

The Indian team took the lead in the 27th minute from Milan Basumataray’s goal but Nirajan Khadka scored the equalizer in the 61st minute.

Both sides failed to add any other goal in the rest of the game, and as a result both clubs advanced to the last four of the 64th edition of the Bordoloi Trophy. Three Star and Lajong both collected five points, but the Lalitpur-based club advanced to the semifinal as group winner on the basis of goal superiority.

Three Star had defeated Flamingo FC 6-1 in the first group match while it played 1-1 draw in its second match against Oil India FC.

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