SSA squad through to semis in football tourney in Alipurduar

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

Gangtok: The Sikkim Sports Academy team
has reached the semi-finals of the 2nd Kumar Gram Open
Football Championship at Kumar Gram near Alipurduar in West
Bengal.

The SSA topped pool-B in the league round of the
tournament which got underway on Sept 2.

In its first match, played on Sept 11, the Sikkim team
defeated Kumar Gram Dwar 4-0. Nima Tamang of SSA was declared
as the man of the match.

The second match against Assam Football Club on
September 12 ended in a draw with the scoreline tied at 5-5.
An SSA player, Bidhan, was adjudged man of the match.

Playing its last league match on Sept 13, SSA thrashed
Sankosh TG 8-0 and the man of the match was again from SSA,
Bijay Subba.

After topping pool-B, SSA will now take the runner-up
team of pool A in the semi-final match scheduled for September
16.

PTI