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Grassroots football programmes wins award for BFF

BFF President Ugyen Tsechup receives the award for the federation (Photo- AFC)

Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) bagged the second Asian Football Confederation (AFC) award in as many years this year. After winning an award for the inspiring member association in 2016, BFF won the AFC President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football in the aspiring category. Of the 46 AFC associated member countries, ...

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Football, growth and challenges

Bhutan’s national football team (senior) have played around 15 international matches, excluding international friendly and exposure matches since Bhutan’s first competitive win in the preliminary round of 2018 World Cup qualifier in 2015. The team played first ever world cup qualifier at Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2015. This, of course, ...

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Stakeholders discuss National Sports Policy

Bhutanese athletes have brought home more than 180 medals from the international and regional competitions. Sports and competence level have witness commendable growth over the years. Yet, the country does not have a national sports policy. At the first multi-sectoral meeting held in preparation for the national sports policy in ...

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With 22 teams from across the country, the Druk Wangyel Archery tournament began at the Changlimithang archery range in Thimphu from November 15. The month long tournament is organised by the Bhutan Indigenous and Sports Association.

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Archery helps paraplegic move

Pema Rigsel has been training for the last 11 months

Wednesday, Langjophakha, Thimphu. Seated half a metre above the rest, wearing a yellow polo shirt, he rubs the joints of bow handle with a piece of cloth. He tightens the nut on handle. Bowstring, spare limbs, bow stands, stabiliser, and screwdrivers are spread out on a chair near him. Inspection ...

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Another good try, another loss

Karma Shedrup scores his first international goal against Oman

Chencho Gyeltshen named most valuable player of the match In the last home game of the AFC Asian Cup qualifier, Bhutan lost 2-4 to Oman at Changlimithang yesterday. The home team fought hard against one of the best Middle East teams with experienced professional players, and a physically strong team. ...

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Bhutan plays Oman today at 6PM

Bhutan will play Oman the runners up of Group D in AFC Asian cup UAE 2019 qualifier today at the Changlingmithang stadium. The two are playing for the second time. The match is the first away game against Bhutan for team Oman that registered its biggest win (14-0) on March ...

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To commemorate the birth anniversary of His Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo Bhutan football federation observed the Grassroots Football Day in all 20 dzongkhags. The grassroots programme aimed at mass participation, skill development and giving equal opportunities to children also observed the Children’s Day across the country on November 11.

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Dragon Strikers defeated Takin City by 63 runs to win the India Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup 2017 undefeated on November 4 at Pelkhil Oval. The champions of the IBF T20 Cup 2017, Dragon Strikers won a cash prize of Nu 200,000 along with Trophy. Runner-up team was given a cash ...

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IBF T20 Cup final today at Pelkhil Oval

Team Takin City faces an uphill battle against the newcomers, Dragon Strikers in the final of annual India-Bhutan Foundation T20 Cup at the Pelkhil Oval, Thimphu today. Takin City has lost to Dragon Strikers in the league of the tournament and finished second. Takin City, however, knocked out the defending ...

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