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Paro FC are newest addition to BOB national league

Paro FC (red) was formed in January this year

Led by veteran national goalkeeper Pushpalal Sharma and the defense line made strong after signing three international players from Nepal, Paro Football Club humbled Paro United FC 18-2 aggregate to play BOB national league 2018. The win confirmed Paro FC with the only one spot dzongkhag has to play in …

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Team Chimpanzee wins F4F world championship

Team Chimpanzee beat King Cobra 0-2 at the Football for Friendship World Championship

After three days of training at the international friendship camp in Moscow, Russia along with the young ambassadors from 211 countries, Sonam Rigzin played Football for Friendship (F4F) World Championship on June 12 at Sapsan Arena. The championship saw 32 different teams of young players from across the world competing …

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Paro FC signs three Nepalese players

The new players with the club’s president and technical director

Unlike in the past, playoff rounds will now be conducted between local clubs in Paro and Phuentsholing dzongkhags to qualify for the BoB National League in Thimphu. Save for Thimphu, the lone clubs from Paro, Phuentsholing and Punakha, automatically qualified for the national league until last year. With more than …

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Gyalpoizhing CS team wins veteran football tournament

GCS scored four goals against team Mongar Regional Referral Hospital

Gyalpoizhing Central School (GCS) team won the veteran football match that was held at the Mongar public ground over the last two weeks. In the finals played on June 11, team GCS scored four goals against team Mongar Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH). Since both the teams were equally strong, the …

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Sherubtse College FC lifts Chancellor’s Cup

Sherubtse College FC became the first champions of the Chancellor’s Cup

Sherubtse College FC defeated Penchhas FC 5-3 to become the champions of the first Chancellor’s Cup tournament in Kanglung on June 9. As a precautionary measure, the game started on a much slower pace compared to the previous games. While Penchhas focused on building their game around their new striker, …

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Multi-sports facility underused in Trashigang

Except for few regular players, the multi-sports facility remains idle throughout the day

Besides having a well-established multi-sports complex in the dzongkhag, not many tournaments are held for sports like basketball, volleyball and badminton. Save for evenings where a regular group of badminton players use the complex, the sports hall remains almost unused throughout the day. Budget constraints are the biggest challenge to …

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Archer from Sikkim overwhelms Bhutanese archers

Nine teams are taking part in the archery tournament that began on June 2

Archery enthusiasts in Trashigang were in for a treat as an archer from Sikkim, Gyaltsen Lachungpa, hit a series of karays in the ongoing Druk Premier League tournament in Trashigang on June 5. Gyaltsen Lachungpa hit a total of 20 karays yesterday breaking his own record of 19 karays during the first match …

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BCCB T20 Cricket tournament into super four play-off

The championship received the highest number of teams this year

At the ongoing Bhutan Cricket Council Board (BCCB) T20 cricket tournament at Pelkhil oval in Thimphu, Dragon Strikers, Thimphu Knights, SKD All-Stars, and Takin City have qualified to play super four play-offs that begins today. Defending champions Dragon Strikers from Pool-A was the first team to qualify for the super …

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Picture story

About 100 students of Getsa LSS and Chumey MSS participated in the two day football clinic that six volunteers from JOCV conducted in Bumthang on May 19 and 20. The event was held to celebrate JOCV’s 30th anniversary in Bhutan this year and to encourage exercise among children. Similar football …

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