Jorethang,19 Jul [IPR]:
In the second semi-final match of the ongoing Akkar Summer Cup Open Football Tournament 2018,Jorethang FC battled it out against Sikkim United, Gangtok at Jorethang playground in South Sikkim today.
Sikkim United, Gangtok defeated Jorethang FC with a score of 2-1to enter the finals of the tourney. Goal Keeper of Jorethang FC,NimdupLepcha, was adjudged asman of the match.
Organised by Jorethang Football Club, the event today was attended by Tourism Minister,Ugen TGyatso, as chief guest accompanied by Minister Health &IPR cum Area MLA, AK Ghatani, as guest of honour. Government contractors, RK Walling and Sunil Gupta, also attended the sporting event as special guests.
At the onset of the semi-final football tournament, an exhibition match was played between MLA CLC XI and Employees XI wherein Employees XI thrashed its opponent 4-0.
Now, Sikkim United, Gangtok will take on United Brothers, Kalimpong in the finals of the tourney scheduled to be held on 21 Jul. The winner and runner up of the tournament will receive cash prizes ofRs 1,25,000 and Rs75,000 respectively.