Gangtok, 10 Jan:
Two skilful Sikkimese footballers are in the India U-16 Boys squad for the Tri-Nation Tournament in Dubai.
Evan Thapa and Kushang Subba are already in Dubai with the U-16 national team for the tournament. Both hail from Gangtok and are products of Boys Club, Gangtok.
Evan Thapa has already played for the national team in the first match against UAE which had ended in a 3-3 draw.
After the first match, in his Facebook post, Evan posted, “It was a great #experience playing against a reputed team #uaenationalteam ...as a #indian it's a proud moment for me! We played and we got a draw 3-3”.
Next, India will be playing against Saudi Arabia on 12 January and another friendly match against UAE on 15 January.
Boys Club officials have expressed happiness on Evan and Kushang being a part of the national team and have conveyed their best wished to the duo and the national team.