Sikkim United, Gangtok enters Akar Cup Football Finals

Jorethang, 19 July (IPR): The semi-final match of the ongoing Akar Summer Cup Open Football Tournament 2018 organised by Jorethang Football Club was held at Jorethang playground in South Sikkim today.

The event was graced by Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Mr. Ugen T. Gyatso, as chief guest alongside Minister for Healthcare, Human Services and Family Welfare and IPR cum Area MLA, Mr. A.K. Ghatani, as guest of honour.

Jorethang FC battled it out in the semi-finals with Sikkim United, Gangtok where the latter emerged victorious with a score of 2-1. Nimdup Lepcha, goal keeper of Jorethang FC, was adjudged the Man of the Match.

At the onset of the semi-final football tournament, an exhibition match between MLA CLC XI and Employees XI was also held wherein Employees XI won the match with a score of 4-0.

It may be mentioned here, the final match of Akkar Summer Cup Open Football Tournament will be held on 21 July at Jorethang playground.

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