Sikkimese Women referees pass Category-2 exam

Gangtok, 08 Apr:

Two Sikkimese women football referees, Reshmi Chettri and Phurki Lhamu Bhutia, have passed the AIFF Category-2 Referees’ examination, a press communiqué from Sikkim Football Association president, Menla Ethenpa, informs.

Now, they are full-fledged national referees recognised by All India Football Federation and Asian Football Confederation, he further details.

While Ms Chettri hails from Pangthang here, Ms Bhutia is from Bhusuk, East Sikkim.

Ms. Chettri is currently with the Sports & Youth Affairs Department, while Ms Bhutia is presently working in a private school in Gujarat.

Earlier, the two referees had attended the FIFA Member Association Course in New Delhi from 17 to 21 Nov 2014. Both of them had passed the course and were qualified to attend the 2nd round of FIFA MA Course held in New Delhi from 10 to 16 Sept 2015.

They also attended Project Future India at Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 23 to 25 Dec 2014.

The SFA president has congratulated them on their achievem