Gangtok, 05 Apr:
Apex Kalimpong and Khamdong have reached the quarter-final round of the ongoing inaugural Dr. BR Ambedkar Football Tournament 2018 being held at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok, East Sikkim.
In the first match, Apex Kalimpong beat South FC 4-1 to make a place for themselves in the quarter-final round of the tourney.
In the second match, Khamdong defeated Renzong FC 2-0 progressing further in the tournament.
Minister for Roads and Bridges Department, GM Gurung attended the first match as the chief guest while the second match was attended by Sikkim Legislative Assembly Speaker, KN Rai as the chief guest along with Health Minister Arjun Kumar Ghatani who is also the chief patron of the Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti Celebration Committee.
The tournament is being organised by All Sikkim Scheduled Caste Welfare Association in coordination with Social Justice, Empowerment and Welfare Department.