Women's League: Eastern rout Mid-western

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Eastern Region routed Mid-Western region 5-0 on the third day of the Western Union Women's League being held in Narayanghat, Chitwan, on Wednesday.

Saru Subba scored a brace, with the goals coming in the 17th and the 53rd minutes. Samrachana Pradhan, Muna Rai and Koplia Neupane were also in the score-sheet for the winning team.

With this win, Eastern region bagged their first three points in the group. Nepal Police are at the top of group A with six points.

A total of eight teams, including, Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Nepal Armed Police, Eastern, Central, Western, Mid-western and Far-western, are competing in the championship.

The eight teams have been divided into two groups with four teams in each group. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals. The tournament will follow the league-cum-knock-out format.

The winning team will get Rs 200,000 (2 lakh), while the runner-up will receive 100,000 (1 Lakh). There are also individual awards for best forward, best mid-fielder, best goalkeeper, best coach and best defender. The winner of each category will get Rs 25,000.