Gangtok, 15 Aug (IPR): The final match of Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Independence Football Tournament 2019 was held today at Paljor Stadium.
Hon’ble Governor Shri Ganga Prasad was present as chief guest in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri P.S. Tamang (Golay) and Minister of Human Resource Development and Sports and Youth Affairs Departments, Shri Kunga Nima, as guests of honour.
The final match was played between Akraman Football Club and Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club.
It was a tough match with both equally good teams on either end but the match finally came to an end with Sikkim Himalayan Sporting Club taking the lead at the penalties to which the score was 5-6.
The winning team received cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh while the runner up team received cash prize of Rs. 50,000.
The football match was organized by the Sikkim Football Association.