I-Day football updates


Tue, Aug 13, 2019

PHUDONG
A men’s football tournament is being held at Phodong, North Sikkim as part of Independence Day celebrations.
In today’s sole match, RYC defeated Phodong Police 3-2.

BARA SAMDONG
Bojek Bermiok defeated CTSC Heegaon 3-1 today in Independence Day football tournament at Bara Samdong, West Sikkim.  
In another quarter-final match played today, Rinchenpong Brothers defeated Forest department 4-1 in tie-breaker.

PAKYONG
Pachey senior secondary school and Jojo FC will face off in the final on junior boys’ football tournament at Pakyong.
Pachey school defeated SXS A 2-1, while Jojo FC defeated Dikling SSS 1-0 today.
Sikkim Aakraman FC entered the final of men’s tournament with three nil win over Chujachen SA. Lendup Bhutia of Aakraman FC was player man of the match.
The second semi-final will be played Tuesday between SXS White and Sikkim Police with the winner facing Aakraman FC in the final.

PARAKHA
Kanchenjunga Club, Lapthang advanced to the final of five-a-side football tournament at Parakha, East Sikkim with 1-0 win over Warriors, Rekep.

GANGTOK
Sikkim Himalayan SC makes reached the final of the Independence Day football tournament for Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Cup 2019 with 5-0 routing of Kalimpong XI today.

JORETHANG
TYA Kalimpong defeated Sikkim Himalayan SC 1-0 at Jorethang today. Tanku Tamang was named as man of the match.
The second semi-final will be played Tuesday between Truck Drivers Association of Jorethang will face Gangtok Sports Hostel.

RHENOCK
St. Xavier's School, Pakyong defeated Chujachen Sports Academy 3-1 today secure a place in the final of Samast Bharat Challenge Cup open football tournament at Rhenock. Goalkeeper Purna Chemzong was adjudged player of the match.

NAMCHI
Young Girls Football Academy, Geyzing entered the final of women’s football tournament at Namchi. The Geyzing academy defeated Pureland International Academy, Yangang 2-0 in the second semi-final today.


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