NPS wins ARCEIS inter-school football tourney

NPS wins ARCEIS inter-school football tourney
Mon, Jul 15, 2019

GANGTOK,: Namchi Public School’s boys' team won the ARCEIS (Association of Roman Catholic Educational Institutions in Sikkim) Inter-School 'AB' Division Football Tournament.  This year’s tournament was organized by NPS, at their football ground.  They remained unbeaten throughout the tournament.
The independent panel of referees adjudged NPS’s Thupden W. Sherpa as the player of the tournament for his scintillating performance throughout the tournament. Don Bosco School, Malbasey was the first runner-up and St. Joseph's School, Rhenock was the second runner-up.  The other team in the tournament was St. Xavier's School, Pakyong.  In the first semi-final, NPS defeated SJS, Rhenock 5-0, while DBS defeated SXS 5-4 in tie-breaker in the second semi-final.
In the finals, NPS beat DBS 2-1.  
The tournament witnessed some budding talents of Sikkim, showcasing dazzling skills and reflexes, and entertaining the spectators with their stylish play.  
NPS principal Fr. Stany Sequeira thanked the players, coaches, managers and the school principals for making the tournament a success.  NPS director Fr. George A. D'Souza gave away trophies to the winners.


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