SFA felicitates emerging Sikkim football talent Royal Subba

Monday, Jun 17, 2024 07:00 [IST]

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SFA felicitates emerging Sikkim football talent Royal Subba

GANGTOK,: The Sikkim Football Association (SFA), during its annual general meeting on Saturday, felicitated emerging football talent Royal Subba for a successful start of his footballing journey.

Royal was presented with a letter of appreciation, cash prize and khadas by the SFA executives.

The teen hails from Sardon Lungzik, Maneybung Dentam and is presently the goalkeeper for the Bengaluru FC u-13 squad. He had trained at Namchi Sports Hostel for a year in 2022 under coach Amos Subba, a SFA release informs.

His football talents were recognized when Van Loom, the head of Player Development at Bengaluru FC, scouted him during trials in Namchi.

Royal joined the BFC Residential Academy on June 16, 2023, and is a member of the u-13 squad under coach Jiwan Jayaraj.  He participated in the AIFF Youth League 2022-23, where his team reached the finals in Odisha and finished as runners-up, the release informs.


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