USFC donates Premier League cash prize to Kerala Flood Relief Fund
Gangtok, 25 Aug:
Champions of PremierA Division Sikkim League 2018, United Sikkim Football Club [USFC], has donated an amount of Rs 50,000 to the Kerala Flood Relief Fund. This donation for the relief fund has been extended from the cash prize they had received as winners of the League which concluded at Paljor Stadium on 24 Aug.
A function was held today at BhaichungBhutia’s[USFC owner] residence in Pangthang which had the presence of USFC players along with their senior manager,ArjunRai, coach, MD Lepcha, and close friends of Mr Bhutia.
During the function, the club also distributed new football kits sponsored by Lotto to the players.
Speaking to media persons, Mr Bhutia said that his squad will be participating in the upcoming Second Division I-League with no major changes.
“The squad will include current players with only a couple of new players. The club will also be playing in the upcoming Governor’s Gold Cup at Paljor Stadium. I am proud of my boys on their win. The entire team’s undying hard work has paid off,” said Mr Bhutia while extending gratitude to all for their support.