Gangtok, 09 Aug:
Sikkim Aakraman Football Club has also secured a berth in the semi-final round of the ongoing Independence Day Football Tournament for Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Cup 2018 here at Paljor Stadium. In the third quarter-final match played today, a hattrick by Bigendra Rai helped Sikkim Aakraman FC thrash Kumar Sporting Club, Rongneck, 9-0.
Likewise, Tenzing Tshepel, Zigdel Bhutia, Nima Tamang, Kushen Mangar, Ashwin Rai and Phurba contributed one goal each in the team’s victory.
The last quarter-final match of the tournament will be played between Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club and Army XI, Lucknow, on 11 Aug at 2:30 PM.