Wednesday, November 13, 2013

CM’s Gold Cup kicks off in Jorethang

NAMCHI, 12 Nov: All India Chief Minister’s Gold Cup Football Tournament 2013 kicked off today here at Jorethang, South Sikkim.
Minister for Roads & Bridges, RB Subba, who was present as the chief guest, formally inaugurated the tournament. Also present were Political Advisor to the Chief Minister, K N Rai as the special guest and officers from South and West Sikkim.
The inaugural ceremony witnessed a number of cultural presentations while the inaugural match of the tourney was played between Manipur and SAI India. Manipur defeated the SAI team 1-0.
It may be recalled here that, since the Bhaichung stadium, Namchi is under construction, the tournament was shifted to Jorethang. Organized by the South District Football Association (SDFA), the final match of the tourney will be played on 21 November.

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