Ghimire double lifts Bansbari to thirdWith the outcome, Bansbari climbed a spot up to third in the standings with 14 points.
Bhisma Raj Ghimire struck twice as Bansbari Youth Club edged Tushal Youth Club 3-1 to climb third in the Martyrs Memorial 'B' Division League football tournament at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Wednesday.
Ghimire gave fifth minute lead to Bansbari before adding another in the 34th. Anil Gurung widened the goal margin in the 54th minute. Sunil Dhami pulled back consolation in the 70th minute. Tushal could have narrowed the goal margin in the 88th minute before striker Alon Rai failed to convert a penalty.
With the outcome, Bansbari climbed a spot up to third in the standings with 14 points. They are two points behind joint leaders Khumaltar Youth Club and Satdobato Youth Club. Tushal are fifth with eight points after playing six matches.
In the late kick-off, Nawaraj Gurung starred for Shree Kumari Youth Club in their 4-1 thumping of Shree Bhagawati Club at the same venue.
Gurung scored all four goals for Shree Kumari who played with 10 men after Bivek Pun was shown second yellow card in the 58th minute. Shree Bhagawati, however, failed to take advantage of their numerical superiority.
Gurung opened the scoring in the 20th minute before adding three others in the second half. He struck his second goal in the 53rd and completed a hat-trick a minute later. He put the result beyond doubt in the 77th with his fourth goal.
Nawaraj Gurung hit the consolation for Shree Bhagawati in the injury time.
With the second win, Shree Kumari climbed to ninth with six points while Shree Bhagawati are 10th with five points in the 12-team contest.