Mangan, Dec 14
The Open Men’s Football tournament at Gor Sec School Dzongu kicked off today. The function was graced by Chungkipo Lepcha, Incharge Dzongu Constituency as a chief guest. The first match was played between Sangtok JHS vs Dikchu Sr Sec School where the latter team won in penalty shootout.
The function started with the welcome speech delivered by Tseten Lhamu Lepcha. The chief guest in her speech appreciated the initiative under taken by the school as curricular activities.
A total of 24 teams from across the state have enlisted their names for the tournament. The final match of the tournament will be held on 23 December. The winner of the tournament will be awarded with the cash prize of Rs. 30,000/- with the trophy and Rs 20,000/- for runner-up team respectively.
Likewise, the match today was graced by Pintso Namgyal Lepcha, AE Power Department as a chief guest.
Also present the function were the panchayat and the Zilla members, SMCs, teachers, students and the general public.