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Safal Pokhara Cup 2069: Deepak Rai's hattrick seals Machindra Club's emphatic victory over Calcutta Port Trust

machindra clubThe semifinal line-up of the Safal Pokhara Cup 2069 has been completed after Machindra Club thrashed Indian outfit Calcutta Port Trust 6-0 in the final quarter final match in Pokhara. Indian team could have performed better but they had been jaded and tired after their travel to the venue as they arrived only in the morning to take part in the competition.

The match started fairly as both team tried to play cautiously as they were unknown to each other's game play. But Deepak Rai scored the opening goal in the 28th minute of the match for Machindra Club to give them initiative in the match. He doubled his tally in 32nd minute of the match as Machindra Club lead the Calcutta Port Trust by 2-0. The first half of the match finished with Machindra Club leading by two goals.

Laxmi Shrestha scored team's third goal for Machindra Club in the 58th minute of the match. The Indian outfit looked drowsy as they conceded yet another goal in the 63rd minute of the match as they trail Machindra Club by 4 goals. Bishal Rai A was the scorer for Machindra Club. Machindra Club added another goal in the 80th minute of the match as Deepak Rai completed his hattrick. Machindra Club was not finished yet as they added another goal in the 90th minute of the match. Bishal Rai A scored his second of the match. Calcutta Port Trust Team were completely annihilated by Machindra Club in what proved to be biggest win of the Safal Pokhara Cup 2069 so far.

Machindra Club will now play its semifinal match against Yeti Himalayan Sherpa Club.