United Brothers Kalimpong enters Akkar football tourney finals

Gangtok, 18 Jul:

In the first semi final match of the ongoing Akkar Cup Open Football Tournament played today in Jorethang, United Brothers, Kalimpong defeated Dynamo FC, Darjeeling 3-0. With this win, United Brothers has entered the final of the tourney. Bijendra Mukhia of Dynamo FC has been adjudged man of the match, a press release informs.

Thegirls’ exhibition match held between Ravangla and Jorethang ended in 2-2 draw. However, Ravangla defeated Jorethang in the tie-breaker by 5-3 goals.

The second semi final match on 19 Jul will have Jorethang FC and Sikkim United, Gangtok play against each other on the field at 3:30 p.m.

It may be mentioned here, the Akkar Cup Open Football Tournament is being organised byJorethang FC on the theme “Say No to Drugs”. The winner and runner up of the tourney will be awarded cash prizes of Rs 1,25,000 and Rs75,000 respectively. The final match is scheduled to be held on 21 Jul.