Mahendra Karki Tournament: Sikkim Police 4-0 Apex FC Kalimpong
GANGTOK, 27 April: Sikkim Police has entered into the final of the ongoing Mahendra Karki Memorial Invitational Football Tournament here at Paljor Stadium.
Sikkim Police ended the first half with a 1-0 lead with the help of Bhim Tamang´s goal in the 11th minute. Apex FC players also made some good attacks but were unable to get that finishing that could have handed them the equalizer.
While Kalimpong players put their best efforts to equalize the score in the second half, Bir Bahadur Pradhan extended the lead for Sikkim Police to 2-0 in the 75th minute. Then, Yogen Rai scored the third goal for Sikkim Police in the 80th minute and soon completed his brace in the 83rd minute to extend the lead to 4-0. Sikkim Police became the first team to secure its berth for the final of the tournament.
Next, Sikkim Himalayan SC will take on United Brothers, Kalimpong in the second semi-final match on Saturday.
Sikkim Police has registered convincing 4-0 victory against Apex Football Club, Kalimpong in the first semi-final played on Friday.