Nepal APF Club defeated Friends Club by 5-2 in the A division League today at the ANFA Complex. This win has prevented APF from being relgated to B Division.
APF scored two goals in the 1st half whereas added three goals in the 2nd. Ashish Lama scored in the 12th minutes of the match to give APF the lead. Ashish himself doubled APF’s lead in the 40th minutes of the match. After this goal Ashish has climbed to top goalscorer in the ongoing league with 8 goals in his name till now.
Friends got a goal back in the 69th minutes. Filipe de Souja scored for Friends this time. This goal had gave some hope to friends but Prabin Shyangtang scored in the 71st minutes to extend APF’s lead. Friends were determined to score even after conceding third goal. As a result Biswa Adhikari scored second goal for Friends. This goal brought the match to an interesting level and the score was 3-2.
In the stoppage time of 2nd half APF added two goals to seal the match. Skipper Topp Bahadur Bista scored 4th and Prabin scored 5th for APF.
After this match APF Nepal have 8 points from 12 matches whereas Friends have 14 points.