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Budha Subba Gold Cup 2069: Honkong Nepali Federation beats Nepal Army to lift the title

hongkong vs nac-22This year's Budha Subba Gold Cup final was between two teams who had never previously managed to lift the title, so it was confirmed beforehand that a new winner was arriving before the final match kick-off. Nepal Army Club and Hongkong Nepal Federation were vying for the final glory of the year 2069.

Nepal Army got a strong start in the final as they took no time in taking the lead. Tek Budhathoki scored an easy goal as Nepalese national striker Bharat Khawas made a brilliant assist. Hongkong Federation tried to get back in the game and they got rewarded in the 18th minute of the match as Kelvin scored a leveller. Jagjeet Shrestha was the architect behind the goal. The first half finished in a draw.

The second half of the match also got Army team starting the match brightly. Their strong pressure got them a reward as they were awarded a penalty in the 56th minute of the match for a foul against Raju Tamang. In stepped Raju Tamang to take the spot kick but Tamang couldn't convert the spot kick. Raju Tamang rued his missed penalty as Honkong Team's Dodoz scored for them in the 79th minute of the match. Hongkong Federation were able to held on the lead as they won the match 2-1.

The award for individual award were all received by Hongkong Federation players.

Best GK: Bikash Kuthu

Best Defender: Sagar Thapa

Best Midfielder: Jagjeet Shrestha

Best Forward: Dodoz