GANGTOK, 06 MAR:
Sikkim Football Club team has qualified for the quarter finals of the ongoing "2nd Fraternity Cup" 2019 at DrAmbedkar Stadium, Delhi. Sikkim FC will take on Chakma Delhi FC in the quarter final match scheduled to be held on 12 Mar, 2019.
The tournament started on 02 Mar, 2019 and shall conclude on 16 Mar, 2019 which is being organised by NGO, My Home India. This is for the second time that thistournament is being held.
Sikkim FC team won their first match on 03 Mar, 2019 against United Delhi Brothers FC with 2–1 goals and second match against Chakma Delhi FC with 6–1 goals on 05 Mar, 2019. Sikkim FC team has their next match on 08 Mar, 2019 against Komrem Warriors FC.
The tournament seeks to provide platform to northeastern youth to build positive bond, said footballer of Sikkim, Mayel Lepcha while talking to SummitTIMES.
“My Home India is a national NGO which aims at bringing emotional integration between people from different parts of the country,” he added.
Mayel is representing Sikkim FC, and this is his first time in the 2nd Fraternity Cup.