Saturday, November 22, 2014

Football Vets to begin battle SundayV

The first edition of the Veteran’s Football Tournament being held in the memory of the late Pintso Lepcha, late Nim Tshering Bhutia and late Gyaltsen Lepcha will kick off on 23 November at Paljor Stadium. The tournament is being organised by Dzongri Club.
A press release issued by Dzongri Club vice president Chewang Thendup Shangderpa informs that a total of 23 teams from across Sikkim and neighbouring hills will be participating in the tournament. Apart from 15 teams from within Sikkim, the tournament will have eight teams from Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Dagapur and Pedong.
“The tournament will also provide an opportunity to see the game of former and popular ex-footballers of the state and neighbouring hills once again at Paljor Stadium ground,” the press release highlights. 

The inaugural match will be played between Veterans Boys Club and Ranka Veterans at 1:30 PM on Sunday.

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