ILAM, Oct 17: Local Ilam Red Horse (Blue) clinched the title of the Second Nepal Cup Invitational Football Tournament beating the Eastern Regional Police Team 1-0 on Friday.
Gilson KandangwaÂ´s lone goal was enough for Ilam to beat the departmental team in the final played at the Ground of Karphok Bidya Mandir HS in Phikkal.
Highest scorer of the tournament Gilson scored match decider in the 40th minute. Along with the title, Ilam claimed cash prize of Rs 100, 000 and the runner-up bagged Rs 50,000.
Gilson, who scored the highest four goals throughout the tournament, received Rs 5,000, while the best goalkeeper Bishal Thami of Ilam Red Horse got Rs 3,000.
Meanwhile, womenÂ´s Morang XI beat Darjeeling XI in a friendly match 3-1 in tie-breaker before the final clash between Ilam and the police.
Dilu Rai, Jamuna Magar and Kaushila Rai netted for Morang XI, while Megha Tamang was only scorer for Darjeeling XI.
The winner Morang got Rs 10,000 and Darjeeling received Rs 5,000.
National Sports Council member secretary Yubaraj Lama among other distributed prizes.
Source : My Republica