I-Day open football tournament starts in Rangpo

Report by: 
SANJAY AGARWAL
RONGPO
30 Jul 2018

The Independence day celebration open football tournament organised at Rangpo Bazar playground started on Monday in a colourful inaugural ceremony.  Organised by IDCC Rangpo 2018, Tourism Minister Ugen T. Gyatso attended the programme as the chief guest. He was welcomed in a bike rally from Rangpo Bazar to the play ground where MLA Mr Gopal Baraily along with all members of the committee welcomed him with garland, khada and flowers.
Attended by Sub-Divisional Magistrate Rangpo Prem Kamal Rai , Rangpo Nagar Panchayat president Maya Cinchury along with all councillors, the ionaugural ceremony was a colourful function amid presentation of pipe band by students from Sadam Senior Secondary School.
On Monday, a single match was played between 11GR Lucknow and North Bengal Police. 11 GR won the match with s 2-1 margin and entered the next round of the tournament. From July 31, two matches would be played on the ground.