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Bhutan defeats Nepal Police Club in the Birat Gold Cup

Bhutan defeats Nepal Police Club in the Birat Gold Cup

Biratnagar, Bhutan's RTFC team won the opening match of the Birat Gold Cup played at the Shahid Stadium in Biratnagar last night. The RTFC team defeated the Nepal Police Club 3-0.

The Bhutanese team scored three goals in the 36th, 40th, and 63rd minutes of the match. Bhutan's Kinzang Tenzing was declared the 'Player of the Match', winning Rs 11,000 in cash.

Earlier, the Social Development Minister of Koshi Province inaugurated the tournament and urged the players to keep up the spirit of upholding national pride through sports. Nepal's A Division clubs and the teams from India and Bhutan are participating in the Birat Gold Cup.

The winner of the tournament will get Rs 1.1 million, while the runner-up will get Rs 550,000. The departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club and New Road Team (NRT) will play this evening. 

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