Gangtok, November 12 (IPR): Mohammedan SC, Kolkata defeated local team Sikkim Himalayan SC 2-1 to lift the 39th Governor’s Gold Cup trophy today at Paljor Stadium, Gangtok.
Hon’ble Chief Minister P.S. Tamang(Golay) gave away the trophies and medals in presence of ministers and Sikkim Football Association members.
The Golden Gloves and the best player was awarded to Priyant Kumar Singh and Vanlalbiaa Changte Of Mohammedan Sporting Club and Uttan Rai Of Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club bagged the man of the tournament.
The event also witness the citation presented to Hon’ble Chief Minister for his land slide victory in Bye- election on the behalf of SFA.
Sikkim Football Association also felicitated present ISL players and Former Footballers for their contribution and winning laurels for the State to the following:
1. Mr. Karma Loday Bhutia
2. Mr. Robin Gurung
3.Mr Bikash Jairu &
4. Mrs Sonam Doma Lepcha for promoting and setting up vision amongst the girls for football.
Late Balchand Sarda ( posthumously) and Mr. Lhendup Lepcha was also felicitated for football promoters of yesteryear’s by Sikkim Football Association.
Mr. Bijoy Gurung Of Sikkim Express was felicitated as the footballing journalist sponsored by Ethenpa Family in fond memory of their father Late Lakpa Tshering Ethenpa.