Gangtok, 06 Sept:
The Sikkim team has finished the U-20 Youth National Futsal Championship 2018 held in Bangalore in the fourth position. Today, debutant Sikkim team lost to Mizoram 2-3 today.
It may be recalled that Sikkim had topped its group in the league stage matches and entered the quarter-final round.
In the quarter-final match, Sikkim thrashed Telangana 5-0 but lost to Delhi in a penalty shoot-out in the semi-finals.
Team captain, Evan Thapa, expressed satisfaction over the team’s performance throughout the tournament.
“It was our first experience in a national futsal tournament and every player gave his best. It was a great exposure for us and this will help us perform better in the future,” he said.