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Sikkim hammers Darjeeling

Posted by Ramesh Khati on October 8, 2009

Agencies
Gangtok, Oct 7:
Sikkim ‘Red’ today scored an emphatic victory over KFA Darjeeling by 10 goals to nil and earned full three points in the first match of the inaugural All India Women’s Football Championship being played here at Paljor stadium.
The event, a first in the country, is being organised by the women’s wing of Sikkim Football Association (SFA).
Sikkim ‘Red’ captain Nima Lhamu Bhutia scored four goals and a brace each by Mongmit Lepcha, Pabitra Limboo and Ran Maya Rai completed the rout for the Darjeeling team.
The second match of the day between Tamil Nadu and Orissa was called off after the halftime due to bad weather conditions. Both sides were locked in a goal less draw and the remaining 30 minutes of the match will be played tomorrow.
Title contenders Manipur will play against KFA Darjeeling tomorrow while Sikkim Green will take on Bengal.
The tournament has been drawn up in the league system with four teams in two groups.
Two top teams from each group will progress into the semis which will start from October 13.

Gangtok, Oct 7(Agencies): Sikkim ‘Red’ today scored an emphatic victory over KFA Darjeeling by 10 goals to nil and earned full three points in the first match of the inaugural All India Women’s Football Championship being played here at Paljor stadium.

The event, a first in the country, is being organised by the women’s wing of Sikkim Football Association (SFA).

Sikkim ‘Red’ captain Nima Lhamu Bhutia scored four goals and a brace each by Mongmit Lepcha, Pabitra Limboo and Ran Maya Rai completed the rout for the Darjeeling team.

The second match of the day between Tamil Nadu and Orissa was called off after the halftime due to bad weather conditions. Both sides were locked in a goal less draw and the remaining 30 minutes of the match will be played tomorrow.

Title contenders Manipur will play against KFA Darjeeling tomorrow while Sikkim Green will take on Bengal.

The tournament has been drawn up in the league system with four teams in two groups.

Two top teams from each group will progress into the semis which will start from October 13.

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