Gangtok Times Report
Gangtok, Sept 4
Sikkim Football Association is organising U-13 and U-16 Boys Football Tournament in close coordination with Sun Feast India Limited from 19 to 24 September here at Paljor Stadium. The winner of each category will represent Sikkim in the zonal round of the tournament at Guwahati.
SFA president, Menla Ethenpa mentioned that schools and football clubs of in and around Gangtok have been invited for the tournament. He added that the main objective of the tournament was to provide a platform to young footballers and also to bring out a strong U-13 and U-16 teams from the State. He mentioned that the champion of each category will represent Sikkim in the zonal round to be held in Guwahati and if Sikkim teams get qualify in the zonal round then would get the chance to participate in the national round to be held at Kolkata.
Mr Ethenpa mentioned that this tournament was a good opportunity for local footballers to show their potential and talent and if they able to impress the selectors then would get scholarships, sponsorship and better training.