Youth Light wins Christmas Cup in Namchi

Namchi, 22 Dec [IPR]: The final math of the State Level Inter Churches Football Tournament - Christmas Cup 2021 organised by All Sikkim Christian Organisation was held at Bhaichung Stadium, today.

Minister for Transport and Buildings and Housing Departments Sanjeet Kharel graced the occasion as the chief guest and the day also had the special presence of the spouse of the Chief Minister, Krishna Rai, as the guest of honour.

The event was attended by APS (South) Anjeeta Rajalim, Zilla Adhyaksha (South) Tshering Dem Bhutia, ADC (HQ) Satyen Kr Pradhan, Joint Director (Sports) Tshering Ongmu Bhutia, BDO (Namchi) Babita Rai along with members of ASCO and locals.

The Minister, in his address, congratulated the organising members for successfully hosting the tournament. He encouraged that organising suchlike tournament helps to foster a positive mindset and values in the society. He urged to indulge youths in sporting activities so that they stay away from substance abuse. Further, he extended his warm congratulations on the occasion of Christmas.

The final match was played between Youth Light and EPCS FC wherein the former team registered a win against the latter team.

It may be mentioned here that a total of 26 teams from across Sikkim participated in the tournament.