Academy Knights win Melli invitational

Monday, Jan 10, 2022 07:30 [IST]

Last Update: Monday, Jan 10, 2022 01:58 [IST]

Academy Knights win Melli invitational

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: Academy Knights, Gangtok won an invitational football tournament organised by FC Melli.
Academy Knights defeated Namchi side Sinolchu FC 5-1 in the final today with Pema Lhendup Bhutia scoring a hat-trick.
Sonam Lepcha and Ongda also scored gaols for Academy Knights. Bittu Rawat scored the solitary goal for Sinolchu FC.
Pema Lendup Tamang was adjudged player of the match, while Sonam Lepcha, also from Academy Knights, received player of the tournament award.
Chitiz Mangar of Sinolchu FC was the highest scorer of the tournament, while Lakpa Bhutia of Academy Knights was the best goal keeper.
Transport minister Sanjit Kharel was the chief guest of the final.   

Sikkim at a Glance

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