After defeating Birgunj Youth Club 5-0 in the Martyr's Memorial 'C' Division League 2022, Jhapa Football Club has been promoted to B Division with one game remaining.
Jhapa leads Planning Boys United and RC 32 Football Academy by three points, with both teams tied on 28 points. Jhapa had beaten RC 32, and even if they lose their final group game and RC32 wins theirs, Jhapa will still be ahead of RC32 due to a superior head-to-head record.
For Jhapa, Pujan Rai scored four goals and Santosh Lawati one. Rai's first goal came in the 13th minute, and he added his second in the 65th. In the 74th minute, he completed his hat-trick before adding a fourth in the fifth minute of added time. Lawati's goal came in the game's fourth minute of extra time.
Jhapa has won 10 and drawn one of the 12 games they have played. Meanwhile, Birgunj Youth Academy has been relegated to the C Qualifiers after facing a defeat against. Mahabir Club. Oasis Club's relegation was already confirmed.