Mangan, 28 July (IPR): District Collector, North, Shri Rinzing Chewang Bhutia, kicked off Lachen-Mangan MLA Football Tournament today here at Mangan public ground.
The said football tournament is being hosted by North District Football Association on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day 2019.
Altogether, 25 teams will participate in the tournament. The winner of the tournament will be conferred with cash prize of Rs. 1,20,000/- (one lakh twenty thousand) and Rs. 60,000/- (sixty thousand) for the runner up.
On its opening ceremony, DC, North, Shri Bhutia, was accompanied by Superintendent of Police, North, Shri Sonam Gyatso Bhutia, who is also the president of North District Football Association.
Today, two matches were played. The first match was an exhibition match played between Local Gentries Veterans and Government Employees Veterans. The match was won by the Government Employees Veterans with 2-1.
The second match was played between Mangan Police and Tathangchan Football Association wherein Mangan Police got victorious with a score of 3-0.