NCell Cup 2069: APF makes it to the quarter as runner up from Group A after playing a draw with Three Star Club
In today's match of the ongoing NCell Cup 2069 Group A encounter between APF and Three Star Club, both teams played a 1-1 tie. The tie was in a interesting situation as both teams had chance to make it to the next round. But Three Star had to win the contest with superior goal difference while APF needed at least a draw to make it to the next round as runners-up while a win would make them Group A winners. Madhyapur Youth had already made it to the next round while Friends Club were also waiting anxiously for the match result. In the end, APF made it at the expense of both Friends Club who were on level points with 4 each and Three Star who finished at the bottom of the table.
APF talisman Ganesh Lawati showed his team intention early on as he put APF ahead on 10th minute of the match. But than after APF took a back seat as they sat back tried to maintain 1 goal advantage. The first half finished with APF leading by a solitary goal. On the other hand Three Star also lacked match sharpness before Bijay Gurung levelled the score in the 85th minute of the match. The final result stood at 1-1. APF rejoiced as they made it to the next round of the NCell Cup 2069 despite having same points as Friends Club on superior head to head record.