Mangan, July 28 (IPR)
Lachen-Mangan MLA Football Tournament Kicked off today here at Mangan Public Ground. District Collector, North, Rinzing Chewang Bhutia declared the tournament open. The said football tournament is being hosted by the North District Football Association on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day 2019.
Altogether, 25 teams will participate in the tournament, the winner of the tournament will be conferred with a cash prize of rupees 1,20,000/- (one lakh twenty thousand) and rupees 60,000/- (sixty thousand) for the runner up.
On its opening ceremony, DC, North, Shri Bhutia was accompanied by Superintendent of Police, North, Shri Sonam Gyatso Bhutia who is also the president of North District Football Association.
Today, two matches were played. The first match was an exhibition match played between Local Gentries Veterans and Government Employees Veterans. The match was won by the Government Employees Veterans with 2-1.
The second match was played between Mangan Police and Tathangchan Football Association, wherein Mangan Police got victorious with a score of 3-0.