KATHMANDU: Sankata Club defeated Machhindra Club 2-1 to enter the semi-final of the NCELL Cup Football Tournament in the capital on Tuesday.
In the quarter-final match held today at Dasarath stadium between Sankata, the runner-up of Group ‘A’ and Machindra Club, the winner of Group 'B', Sankata made it through to the next round with the winning goal in extra time.
The match went into extra time after the two sides ended in a 1-1 draw at the end of the regular 90 minutes. Sankata had taken the lead in the 37th minute of the first half through Rajiv Shrestha.
Macchindra's Amar Subba made it 1-1 in the 78th minute of the match, which took the match to extra time.
Komal Khawas scorred winning goal for Sankata in extra time.
Tribhuvan Army Club has already entered the semi-final while Three Star Club is playing against Boys Union for the third spot tomorrow.