Gangtok,Nov 14 : Minister for Forests,Karma Loday Bhutia declared the 8th Inter Church Football Tournament,open at Paljor Stadium here on Thursday.The inaugural match was played by Agape Christian Fellowship, Majhitar V/S Bethlehem Fellowship, Agape winning by 5:2.
The match hosted by Christian Sports Association,Playing for Glory has been striving to provide platform and exposure to players. And encourage them like so many others ,who have reached higher levels through earlier editions. Altogether 27 teams from across the State and one each from Darjeeling and Kalimpong have been registered for tournament to go on till 30th November.
Chief Advisor to Committee LN Sharma Minister Agriculture,The Chief Patron of Organising Committee Jacob Khaling Political Secretary to CM, MLA GT Dhungel dvisor to Committee and MLA EM P Sharma were prominent among the dignitaries present for inaugural ceremony.The Tournament was preceded by most entertaining dance performances and songs. (UNI)