Monday, September 21, 2009
Gangtok,Sep20: The President and members of Sikkim Football Association (SFA) heartily welcomes the announcement by Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Chamling on 18th Septembetr at the West Point Senior Secondary School Golden Jubilee Celebration, to fully develop the present Guards Ground, at Tathangchen and dedicate the new ground to Sikkim’s Late Crown Prince Tenzing Namgyal.
“This announcement from the Hon’ble Chief Minister will go a long way in the promotion of sports in general and football in particular. We firmly believe that with such initiatives of the government, the youth will begin to discover their potential and bring glory to Sikkim”, says a press release issued by SFA.
“On behalf of every sports person and footballers in particular, SFA wishes to thank CM wholeheartedly. We also greatly appreciate the good gesture of CM for dedicating the ground in memory of Sikkim’s Late Crown Prince Tenzing Namgyal who was himself a fine sportsman and one of the premier promoters of football with his pet club “Kumar Sporting Club, Gangtok, the release said.