Next round to begin from October 21

Staff Reporter 

Tensung FC defeated Druk Stars FC 3-0 in the final match of the first round of the BoB Bhutan Premier League at MTC ground in Wangdue yesterday.

This was the second consecutive win for the soldiers after defeating High Quality United FC 4-1 on October 15. After a goalless first half, the soldiers broke the deadlock in the 49th minute from striker Sonam Chophel’s goal.

Tensung began building pressure on the opponents thereafter. The team scored two more goals in 81st and 89th minutes.

With the completion of the last game of the first round, 56 games were played so far, whereby each team completed seven games.

Thimphu City FC leads the table with 19 points followed by the Ugyen Academy FC with same points but on a goal difference of six.

Defending champions, Paro FC is in the third position with 12 points followed by High Quality United FC and Transport United FC with nine and eight points respectively.

Tensung FC, Paro United FC and Druk Stars FC are in the bottom three. Druk Stars had zero points at the end of the first round of the league.

The second round will resume from October 21.  Thimphu City FC will play Druk Stars FC at the Changlimithang Stadium.