Darj Towns Club and Siliguri Royal Veterans score wins at Veterans Football Tourney

Gangtok, 21 Sept:

Darjeeling Towns Club thrashed United Fitness Club, Gangtok, 7-at the ongoing Sikkim Veterans Football Tournament 2018 here at Paljor Stadium today.

Tashi Bhutia scored a hattrick for Darjeeling TC while his teammates Fijo Wangdi Sherpa scored a brace and Pramod Rai and Sanjay Singh contributed a goal each in the team’s victory.

The other match of the day was much more contesting with Royal Veterans Siliguri beating Maneybong-Dentam in a tie-breaker.

The full time of the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Ves Raj Limboo scored the lead for Maneybong-Dentam in the 8th minute but Manjit Singh scored the equaliser Royal Veterans in the 37th minute to end the match with 1-1 draw. The match was then decided in a tie-breaker.

The first semi-final match of the tournament will be played between Snow Lion and Darjeeling United on 22 Sept at 2 PM.