7 Kartik, Kathmandu.
FE Khumaltar Veterans Club, inspired by two goals of national football team member Jumanu Rai, has defeated Lalitpur Ward No. 14 in the Mayor’s Cup Veterans Football Tournament.
Khumaltar defeated Latilpur Ward No. 14 4-1 in a match played at Dasharath Stadium in Tripureshwor on Sunday morning.
Jumanu scored two goals for Lalitpur. Similarly, Rajkumar Ghiring and Ritesh Khadka scored one goal each. Binod Khadki of Khumaltar scored a suicide goal.
Jumanu Rai, who is also the captain of Nepal Police Club in the Shaheed Smarak A Division League, was declared Man of the Match.
The 21 teams participating in the competition have been divided into seven groups. The winner of each group and the best runner-up team will advance to the second round.
The winner of the competition will get Rs 500,000 and the runner-up will get Rs 250,000.