Biratnagar, January 21
Armed Police Force (APF) displayed their title credentials as hat-trick from Sabitra Bhandari sunk Chandrapur Municipality to a 6-0 defeat.
In the first match of the day played at ANFA Complex in Satdobato on Thursday, Bhandari opened the score in the 14th minute when she latched a right footed shot after a cross from Aanjali Yonjan from the left. Yonjan then scored herself in the 22nd minute when a corner kick was headed on her path by Saru Limbu.
Bhandari scored her second in the 62nd minute from Anita Basnet’s pass. Two minutes later, Bhandari then turned provider feeding Basnet for the team’s fourth. She completed her hat-trick in the 72nd minute with a powerful right footed shot following a fine solo run.
The sixth was scored by Preeti Rai after Chandrapur goalkeeper Yunisha Rai failed to clear the ball allowing Rai to score.