The match talked about football tournament in the hill, THE GTA Under-18 Knock out Football Tournament Kicked off yesterday at Goethals Memorial School Ground in Kurseong amid all the fanfare.
In the opening match played between Goethals Memorial Scholl and Giddabling SFC wherein Kalimpong side came victorious in extra time with 3-2. Both sides played a 2-2 draw at the end of regulation time.
Earlier the Trophy was unveiled by Kurseong Sub-Divisional Officer at Kurseong Railway Station and handed over to Trophy to KGHSA President Mohan Yonzon and Under18 Gold Cup football Tournament Chairman Nirmal Gurung.
The Trophy then rallied to Goethals Memorial School Ground escorted by girls´ school band and four-member associations from Kurseong, Mirik, Sukuna and Kalimpong subdivision.
The GTA Under 18 Football Tournament is the first of its kind in the hill jointly initiated by Kurseong Hill Sports Association, Mirik Sports Association, Sukuna Games and Sports Association and Kalimpong District Sports Association and Supported by GTA.
The tournament aims to uplift the football culture in the hill and surrounding area with the objective of bringing in more and more young boys and girls into sports and creating a platform for the youths from the region.
The tournament matches will be played at four different venues managed by four-member association.
The first edition of GTA U-18 Football Tournament kicked off with Giddabling SFC securing victory over Goethals Memorial School...
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