KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Swayambhu Club held Shree Kumari Club to 1-1 draw on Tuesday in the Martyrs Memorial Red Bull B Division League while United Youth Club handed season´s first defeat to Birgunj Youth Academy.
In the first match played at the Armed Police Force (APF) Ground at Halchowk, Bibhusan KC scored a brace for United. Chaturdhan Chaudhary gave a 1-0 lead to Birgunj in the 14th minute but KC scored in the 21st and 86th minutes to seal the match in favor of United.
United Youth has six points from four matches and it jumped to the fifth place from the10th in the points table. Birgunj is in the seventh position with four points from three matches.
In the second match, Shree Kumari took the lead as Prem Lama scored in the 33rd minute but Sankar Shrestha scored in the 84th minute to level the scores for Swayambhu and to end the match 1-1.
Despite of the draw, Shree Kumari moved two places up to the second position as it has eight points from four matches. Swayambhu has five points from four matches. Swayambhu is in the sixth position.
In the day´s late kick off, Brigade Boys Club pulled off a 1-0 victory over Satdobato Youth Club as Khagendra Khadka netted the solitary goal in the 83rd minute.
With the win, Brigade Boys Club is in the fourth place with six points from three matches. Satdobato is in the 10th position with three points from three matches.