Gangtok, Oct 22
Sikkim has shown its strong presence in the 65th National School Games U-17 Girls Football Championship 2019-20 at Hukumchand Public School at Ajmer, Rajasthan. Sikkim has thrashed Vidhya Bharati 15-0 in its first qualifying match this morning. Again in its second qualifying match in afternoon itself, Sikkim has humbled IPSC 6-0. Sikkim U-17 girl’s team has now been qualified for the next round of the tournament.
An eighteen-member Sikkim team accompanied by the coach, Pema Lhamu Lepcha and manager Dhan Kumari Sharma left on 17 October for the tournament. The team has been sent by Department of Sports & Youth Affairs to the tournament. Sikkim was placed in group E along with Vidhya Bharati and IPSC for the qualifying round.