B-Division kicks off

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 00:00 [IST]

Last Update: Monday, Jun 24, 2019 09:06 [IST]

B-Division kicks off

Dichen Ongmu

GANGTOK: The B-Division Sikkim League commenced today here at Paljor Stadium.  The league is organised by Sikkim Football Association.
A total of four teams - Dzongri FC, SAI Namchi, Young Orchid Sikkim Police and Howlers FC – are participating in the tournament.
In the first match SAI Namchi thrashed Howlers FC Singtam 5-0. Goals were scored by Tshetiz Thapa, Aman Rasaily, S. Gurung and Rohit Gurung.
In the second match Young Orchid defeated Dzongri FC 4-2. Robin Pradhan, Pahalman Rai and Anil Biswakarma scored for Young Orchid. Pema Lendup Tamang scored for Dzongri FC.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Km
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600
  • ft. to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate: none
  • Summer: Max- 21'C - Min 13'C
  • Winter: Max -13'C - Min 0.48'C
  • Rainfall: 325 cm per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi