Mangan, 28 Jul [IPR]: District Collector, North, Rinzing Chewang Bhutia, kicked off the Lachen-Mangan MLA Football Tournament here at Mangan Public Ground today. The tournament is being hosted by the North District Football Association as part of the 73rd Independence Day celebrations.
25 teams are participating in the tournament, the winner of which will receive a cash prize of Rs 1,20,000 and the runners-up receiving Rs 60,000.
Two matches were played today.
The first match was an exhibition match between Local Gentries Veterans and Government Employees Veterans which the latter won 1-2.
The second match was played between Mangan Police and Tathangchan Football Association in which Mangan Police emerged victorious 3-0.