Gangtok, Dec 15
Alpine FC will take on Begha United reached in the finals of the futsal tournament organised by Mangmu United Boys’ Club on the occasion of Loosing and Namsoong at Dentam in West Sikkim. In the first semi-final match played today, Alpine FC has outplayed Dhadeygaon FC 2-0 to reach the finals of the tournament, while in another semi-final match Begha United thrashed Sardung United 5-1 to secure the berth in the finals.
The semi-final round of the tournament has All Sikkim Lepcha Association West District vice-president and SDF party general secretary [press & publicity], Krishna Lepcha as the chief guest. A total of 29 teams have participated in the tournament which was kicked off on 08 December.
In his address, Mr Lepcha highlighted on the communal harmony of Sikkim and works of SDF government for preservation of cultural and traditional heritage of communities of Sikkim. He mentioned about the infrastructures and overall development took place in the State in the SDF government. He encouraged youths to come forward for the preservation of history and identity of Sikkimese communities.
Mr Lepcha urged youths to take the full advantage of programmes, schemes and opportunities created by the State government to be self-reliant and self-employed. He suggested to come in the profession in the village tourism and organic farming to earn better livelihood. He also urged youths to always work in the state building process to maintain the peace and security of the State.