Kathmandu: Tribhuvan Army Club has defeated Sri Lanka Police SC in the preliminary round of AFC Cup 2021.
Army won the match 5-1 at Dasharath Stadium on Wednesday. Santosh Tamang, Navyug Shrestha, Tank Basnet and Sudil Rai scored goals for the Army.
After defeating Sri Lanka, the Army will now play India’s Bengaluru in the second round. The game will be played in India.
If they win in the second round, the Army will compete in the play-offs. The two teams that win the second round of the playoffs will compete.
The team that wins the playoffs will advance to the group stage.
In Group D of South Asia, Mohan Bagan of Atletico India, Bashundhara Kings of Bangladesh and Majia of Maldives are in Group D. The fourth team for the group will be selected from the playoffs.
The South Asian group game will be held in Malले, Maldives.