Defending Champions NIBL overpowered Janata Bank 7-0 to lift the title of Kathmandu 2nd Corporate 5-A-Side football tournament played at Gatthaghar Football Ground, Madhyapur Thimi, Bhaktapur on Sunday.
Janata Bank beat Himalayan Bank 3-1, DECC defeated Civil bank 3-1, NIBL thrashed United Spirits 5-1 and Surya Nepal defeated Citizen Bank 4-1 to enter semi final.
In the semifinal matches, Janata Bank defeated Surya Nepal 2-0 while NIBL stopped DECC by 2-1 to progress towards final.
Surya Nepal secured third place as they defeated DECC 2-0 in the third place match.
Fair play award was given to Zenith Travels Pvt Ltd, Best Goalkeeper award was awarded to Prabesh Shrestha of NIBL, Trishakti Rana of Surya Nepal who scored 11 goals in the tournament received the highest goal scorer award, Narayan Bikram Pandey of NIBL received Best player award and player of the tournament was Surya Nepal VP Rabi KC.
Himalayan Brewery Limited Director Sabin Bhakta Joshi and IMYA President and Nepal National team Goalkeeping coach Upendra Man Singh gave away trophies, medals and certificated to the winning team and runner up team respectively.
Sixteen corporate houses participated in the fun tournament. The teams were divided into four groups and the top two teams from group stage secured quarter final berth.
Naniram thapa magar(FIFA asst referee), ( National referee) shrawan lama, Rojen Shrestha, Madhav KC, prakash Shrestha, Kabin Byanjankar, ANFA referee - Bhupendra choudhary and Ganesh Choudhary officiated the matches in the tournament.
The Participating Teams :
Himalayan Brewery Ltd., Surya Nepal P. Ltd., Direction Exhibition & Convention Center, United Spirits Ltd., Nepal Investment Bank Ltd., Sunrise Bank Ltd., Citizen Bank Ltd., Himalayan Bank Ltd., Civil Bank Ltd., H & B Development Bank Ltd., Janata Bank Ltd., Nepal Republic Media P. Ltd., Terai Television Network P. Ltd., Zenith Travels P. Ltd., Turbo Motors P. Ltd., Munz Ad P. Ltd.
FIFA Assistant referee Naniram Thapa Magar; National referees Shrawan lama, Rojen shrestha, Madhav KC, Prakash Shrestha, Kabin Byanjankarand ANFA referees - Bhupendra choudhary, Ganesh Choudhary officiated the two-day tournament which was sponsored by Kathmandu Beer, the product of Himalayan Breweries Ltd.
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