72nd Independence Day celebrated in West Sikkim

Gangtok, 16 Aug:

Dentam Senior Secondary School emerged victorious against Soreng Senior Secondary School by 3-1 goals in the 2nd State level Girls’ Football Tournament held at Soreng in West Sikkim to commemorate the 72nd Independence Day celebration, a press release informs.

RojanaLepcha of Dentam SSS was adjudged best player of the tourney while SimaranGurung and Kalpana Manger of Soreng SSS bagged the highest scorer and best goal keeper titles respectively.

The winner was presented with cash prize of Rs. 50, 000 along with trophy and the runner up team was awarded with Rs. 30,000 along with trophies by area MLA cum HRDD Minister, RB Subba, who attended the celebration as chief guest.

It may be mentioned here, with this win, Dentam SSS will now get to play in the prestigious Subroto Cup 2018 in New Delhi.

Likewise, the 72nd Independence Day cum 3rd Harka Maya and DamberLimboo Memorial Diamond Cup organized by Pratap International School of Tikpur in West Sikkim had Area MLA, DN Sherpa, as chief guest along with Headmaster of Tikpur SS, DM Pradhan, as guest of honour.

The U-15 category of Harka Maya and DamberLimboo Memorial Diamond Cup had Tikpur SS secure a win against Sombaria SSS by 5-2 goals. In the men’s open category, TUC won against Salangdang FC by 3-1 goals. The winner and runner up teams were presented with cash prizes of Rs 50,000 and Rs 30,000 respectively.