I-Day football tourney underway at Tashiding

Gangtok, 09 Aug:

The 71st Independence Day Celebration Football Tournament was held at Tashiding Senior Secondary School in West Sikkim today. Health Minister, AK Ghatani, was the chief guest of the function.

Also present were Advisor-Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department, CB Gurung, and Sub Divisional Magistrate-Yuksam, along with teachers, students and the local gentry.

Three football matches were played on the day, the first one being the Women’s football match followed by two Men’s football matches. The first match was played between TSSS Blue and Karchen FC and the last match was played between BAC United and Zoom Salghari FC.

The football tournament was followed by cultural dance by the students.