Gangtok, Sikkim

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Timburbong football association wins Soreng football tourney

Timburbong football association wins Soreng football tourney
Wed, Nov 7, 2018

SARAD SHARMA

SORENG: Timburbong Football Association won the 1st Mahabir Football Tournament held at Soreng, West Sikkim.
Timburbong Football Association defeated Shooting Star, Soreng police station 2- 1 in the final played today.  
Also on the occasion, individuals were felicitated and Singling GPU was also conferred with the Best GPU Award by the club.  Besides, the event was adorned with magnificent band display and colourful cultural show.
The final was attended by minister and area MLA R.B. Subba as the chief guest.
The minister highlighted on the achievements made by State in the field of sports and infrastructures development by the State government. He also mentioned the sportspersons who have brought laurels for State and country with their performances and achievements.
The winner and runners-up team were awarded cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 70,000 respectively.
The tournament was organised by Soreng Boys Club.


Area: 7096 Sq Km
Capital:Gangtok
Altitude: 5,840 ft
Population: 6.10 Lakhs
Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
Climate:
Summer: Max- 21°C ; Min – 13°C
Winter: Max -13°C ; Min – 0.48°C
Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi