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Church Boys United Clinch 14th Itahari Gold Cup title

March 31, 2024
Church Boys United Itahari Gold Cup

In a thrilling final under the lights of Itahari Stadium, Church Boys United of Kathmandu emerged victorious in the 14th Itahari Gold Cup, defeating Tribhuvan Army Club 1-0. This marks a triumphant reversal from their runner-up finish in the previous tournament.

Rajesh Pariyar secured Church Boys United’s win with an early goal just four minutes into the match. His stellar performance earned him the Man of the Match title and a 10,000 rupee cash prize. Church Boys United received a Rs 1 million cash prize for their championship victory, while Tribhuvan Army Club was awarded Rs 500,000 for their runner-up placement.

The tournament also recognized individual excellence:

  • Prabesh Danuwar (Rastriya Jagriti Club): Best Player of the Tournament (100,000 rupee prize)
  • Jitendra Karki (Tribhuvan Army Club): Best Defender
  • Dip Karki (Church Boys United): Best Goalkeeper
  • Nabayug Shrestha (Tribhuvan Army Club): Best Forward Player
  • Surajjyu Thakuri (Church Boys United): Best Midfielder
  • Darshan Bhaktaraj (Church Boys United): Best Coach

Social Development Minister of Koshi Province Rajendra Karki and Mayor of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City Hem Karna Poudel honored the winners. The 14th Itahari Gold Cup saw nine teams compete, including one from India.

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Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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