Jawalakhel Youth Club (JYC) has defeated Friends Club in the inaugural match of the Third Safal Pokhara Cup 2013 that kicked off in Pokhara on Tuesday.
Raj Poudel scored two goals while Ram Thapa added another for Jawalakhel to secure victory. However, Santosh Tamang and Arjun Subba scored for Friends.
With the win, JYC has advanced to the quarter-finals of the tournament.
The next match will be held between Yeti Football Club and Yeti Himalayan Sherpa Club on Wednesday.
Altogether 12 teams from Nepal, Bhutan, Hong Kong and Australia are competing in the tournament.
All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Kaski has also increased the prize by Rs 50,000 to Rs 355,000 for this year while runner-up will receive Rs 200,000. The best players will get Rs 15,000 each.