Gangtok, 30 Dec:
Sikkim U-10 football team became the runner-up of the Bhaichung Bhutia Champions Cup 2019 held at Vedas International school, Gurgaon from 27-30 Dec, 2019. Bengaluru was crowned the champion with its two-pointlead, a press release informs.
Sikkim slipped to the second position after it drew the match played against Delhi this afternoon.
The tournament was organized by Bhaichung Bhutia Football schools.
Passang Dorjee Lepcha from Sikkim was awarded Golden Glove title in the tournament.
Nuingzum Limboo was the highest scorer from Sikkim side with 5 goals in six matches.
The tournament was basically an exposure trip supported by Bhaichung Bhutia and the players were chosen from the tournament held at Taktse International school, Gangtok in the month of October 2019, informed coach, Sonam Topden Bhutia.
“Our players performed exceptionally well and hope that they have learned many things to take back home from this tournament," he added.