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GEYZING, August 29: Geyzing district celebrated the National Sports Day with the inauguration of All Sikkim Chief Minister's Football Championship 2022 at Kyongsa Sports Ground in Geyzing on Monday. The C-division championship organized State Sports Department in collaboration with West District Football Association (WDFA).
The inauguration was carried out by Marathon Man
Amar Subba along with Geyzing BDO Bijay Subba and sports department deputy
director Nikjey Lamu Bhutia accompanied by department officials and WDFA
Six football clubs have been selected for with five clubs from five block administrative centres and Young Boys Academy from Geyzing district. The football tournament will conclude on September 11 with the winning team advancing to the state level championship.
Sports deputy director Nikjay Lamu Bhutia, stated, "All Sikkim Chief Minister's Football Championship is a concept to provide platform and opportunity to the budding local footballers of the state. The initiative would definitely help to promote football in the state and sports department commitment towards the same". ,
In the inaugural match, Geyzing BAC defeated Yuksam BAC 5-1.
As part of the national sports day, Chief Minister’s One Mile Run along with yoga zumba was performed by the students of various schools.