Independence Day Football Games to kick off from 6th August
Gangtok 19 July: Sikkim Football Association, under the aegis of Home Department, Government of Sikkim will be organising the Independence Day Football Tournament for Chogyal Sir Tashi Namgyal Memorial Cup 2011 as a part of the Independence Day Programme at the newly laid artificial turf of Paljor Stadium, Gangtok from 6th August to 15th August 2011. In a press release issued by SFA has mentioned that, total number of 8(eight) senior football teams including United Sikkim has confirmed their participation. Amongst them five clubs are local and three teams are likely to take part from outside the state. Senior local clubs as well as teams from outside the state are excited to play in the newly laid artificial turf. SFA is hopeful that the championship are likely to be more contesting this time.