Friday, August 8, 2014


Sikkim Boys beat Dzongri Sporting Club 02-01
GANGTOK, 07 Aug: Sikkim Boys outplayed Dzongri Sporting Club in the second match of the ongoing Independence Day Football Tournament for the Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Cup 2014 today here at Paljor Stadium.
In the well contested match, Sikkim Boys registered their 2-1 victory to advance into the second round of the tournament.
Both the teams played an offensive game to take lead in the match. Dzongri SC scored an early lead with a goal from Tshering Dukpa in the 8th minute but Shishil Karthak of Sikkim Boys scored the equalizer in the 27th minute. The first half ended with the score of 1-1.
The second half started with attacks and counter-attacks by both the teams. Sikkim Boys launched many good attacks on the opponent's goalposts but failed to capitalize any of them until Tseten Bhutia turned a cross from his teammate into the winning goal in the 89th minute of the match. Finally, Sikkim Boys won the match by 2 goals to 1.
In the next match of the tournament on Friday, Siniolchu Sikkim FC will take on Boys Club.

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