SFA 2nd Division League resumes


Gangtok, 14 Jul:

Sikkim Football Association Second Division Sikkim League 2018 has resumed after around a fortnight-long gap here at Paljor Stadium on Saturday. In today’s match, Sikkim Police outplayed Renzong Football Club 5-2.

DawaLepcha scored the lead for Sikkim Police in the 33rd minute but soon JayisRai scored the equaliser for Renzong FC in the 40th minute. However, Tempo Bhutia extended the lead of Sikkim Police to 2-1 in the 43rd minute.

Both teams played an attacking game in the second half. Ganesh Limboo scored the equaliser for Renzong FC in the 60th minute. But, DawaLepcha in the 68th minute and Tempo Bhutia in the 70th minute completed their brace to extend the lead of Sikkim Police to 4-2 and another goal by their teammate, SangayBhutia in the 70th minute sealed 5-2 victory of Sikkim Police.

It may be mentioned that the League had been suspended following the lack of local referees and a row between the association’s Referee Board and executive body which ended in the SFA suspending the board.