Jhapa FC’s Ochilov Rescues 1-1 Draw vs Pokhara in NSL
Dramatic Equalizer by Samandar Ochilov Secures Jhapa FC a Thrilling 1-1 Draw Against Pokhara Thunders in Nepal Super League
In a captivating Nepal Super League encounter at Dasarath Stadium today, Jhapa FC and Pokhara Thunders battled to a thrilling 1-1 draw, keeping spectators on the edge of their seats until the final whistle.
Moses Gyabaah showed his goal-scoring prowess for Pokhara Thunders, finding the back of the net in the 19th minute, providing an early lead. The first half unfolded with Pokhara maintaining their advantage.
Jhapa FC, determined to bounce back from their initial defeat, faced an uphill battle. However, in a nail-biting turn of events, Samandar Ochilov, the Uzbek player hailing from Uzbekistan, emerged as the hero for Jhapa FC. His crucial goal during injury time in the 90+ minutes leveled the score, securing a hard-earned point for Jhapa FC.
Despite facing adversity and nearly succumbing to another defeat, Jhapa FC showed resilience and determination. The final whistle blew just after Ochilov’s equalizer, marking a stroke of luck that salvaged a point for Jhapa FC in the league table.
This exciting draw follows Jhapa FC’s earlier loss, marking a significant turnaround for the team. Samandar Ochilov’s impactful contribution ensures that Jhapa FC leaves the field with heads held high, ready to face upcoming challenges in the Nepal Super League.