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Himalayan SC wins Bimal Ghosh memorial trophy

Friday, Dec 27, 2019 08:15 [IST]

Last Update: Friday, Dec 27, 2019 02:32 [IST]

Himalayan SC wins Bimal Ghosh memorial trophy

GANGTOK,: Sikkim Himalayan SC won a night football tournament held at Oodlabari, West Bengal recently.
The Gangtok-based club defeated fellow Sikkim team Sikkim Police 2-1 in the final to lift the prestigious Bimal Ghosh Memorial Running Winners Trophy.
En route to the final, the Himalayan SC defeated Ramkrishna Byam Siksha Sangha (Siliguri) 4-1 and Jhapa XI (Nepal) 4-1.
Himalayan SC founder expressed his happiness over the victory. “The players performed well against strong opponents in the tournament.  I would like to congratulate all the players, coaches and managers for ending the year with a winner’s trophy.”
The knock-out tournament was organised by Netaji Subash Athletic Club and Mohan Sporting Club. 
The Himalayan SC will next play in Chief Minister’s Gold Cup at Jorethang during Maghey Mela.  

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