News Avenir FC, Cameroon Lift The Title Of Hemja Gold Cup

Avenir FC, Cameroon have lifted the title of the sixth Nepal Ice Hemja Gold Cup 2079. Avenir defeated hosts Hemja United 3-1 in extra time in the final to lift their second title in a week. Avenir had also won Bhaluwa Gold Cup in Sunsari last week.

In the match played at Gaurishankar Stadium in Pokhara-25, Same Same gave Avenir the lead in the sixth minute of the match. Sunil Rai equalized for Hemja in the 35th minute to bring his team back into the match. But both teams could score no further goals in the match and the match was sent to extra time.

Avenir took the lead of the match for the second time in the eighth minute of extra time. Billie added another in the 22nd minute of extra time to give his team a two-goal cushion which was enough for them to win the title.

Nelson of Avenir was named the player of the match and received Rs. 5,000 in cash.

Avenir have bagged six lakh rupees along with the title while hosts Hemja United received three lakh rupees.


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