Gangtok, 10 Jul [IPR]: Footballers Nirmal Chettri, Bikash Jairu, Sonam Gyalchen and Mayaldok Lepcha and Sikkim Express correspondent, Dichen Ongmu, called on Chief Minister PS Tamang [Golay] at Tashiling Secretariat today.
They called on the CM as representatives of Football Players Association of Sikkim [FPAS] which is hosting the Football Players National Awards ceremony in Gangtok on 21 July. The awards ceremony is an annual feature of the Football Players Association of India.
The delegation congratulated the Chief Minister and invited him to attend the awards ceremony as the guest of honour.
The Chief Minister accepted the invitation and expressed his gratitude and wholeheartedly supported the event.
A poster on Football Players Annual Awards 2019 was also released by the Chief Minister during the meeting.
India captain Sunil Chhetri along with prominent players and former national players will be participating in the awards ceremony. An exhibition match will also be played between top Indian Footballers and Sikkimese footballers on the day of the awards ceremony.