Saturday, April 19th, 2014 - 3:24 PM

Yeedzin wins finally

footYeedzin FC (white) defeated Dzongree FC 2-0 yesterday and registered their first win of Thimphu ‘A’ division league.

Football: Yeedzin FC defeated Dzongree FC, 2-0 yesterday to register their first win after four games in the ‘A’ division.

Don Tshering Lepcha gave Yeedzin a 1-0 lead in the 21st minute.

Dzongree FC got several opportunities to equalise, but failed to find the back of the net even after boasting a lot of possession. They paid the price when Yeedzin’s Tshering Wangdi doubled the lead, scoring from a tight angle in the 76th minute [... Read More]

Drukstar Vs Thimphu City – 2-2

FbA Drukstar defence clears a danger at the goalmouth

Football: Thimphu City FC managed to retain the top most position even after it drew the match with Drukstar 2-2 yesterday at the ‘A’ division league.

Thimphu city’s goalkeeper did not show up for the game and was replaced by striker Chencho. Despite the absence of main goalie, Thimphu City put up a good challenge.

In the 30th minute, Thimphu City’s Yeshey Dorji scored the first goal. He picked up the ball from right corner [... Read More]

Drukpol 3 – Yeedzin 0

DSC_2139Battling in the rain: Drukpol defenders (orange) deflecting the ball away from their goalpost

‘A’ Division: Drukpol FC hammered Yeedzin FC 3-0 yesterday and registered their second win of the Thimphu A division league.

Yeedzin FC is yet to register their first win of the league.

Drukpol dominated the game right from the start and maintained the ball possession right to the end.

Rinchen Dorji scored Drukpol’s first goal at the 11th minute of the game.

Just a minute left to end the first half, Yeedzin winger made a remarkable cross [... Read More]

Druk United FC 4 – U-18 1

IMG_0968Sonam Yoezer scores Druk United FC’s second

Football: Druk United FC defeated U-18 4-1 in the Thimphu ‘A’ division league tournament yesterday.

A quick goal in the first half did not help the U-18. Minutes before the whistle, Druk United FC scored its fourth goal against the U-18.

The loss is U-18’s second in the tournament.

It was Druk United’s Diwash Subba who scored at the 60th minute and changed the game. Sonam Yoezer added one more, followed quickly by Thinlay Dorji.

The visibly tired U-18 [... Read More]

Drukpol 2 Druk Utd 1

DSC_4747Drukpol’s Jigme Drakpa celebrates his first goal

Football: Drukpol’s Jigme Drakpa scored a brace to beat Druk United 2:1 in the ongoing Thimphu A division  league yesterday.

Both teams were on the attack from the start and had several attempts before Drukpol’s striker broke the deadlock in the 40th minute. He doubled the lead three minutes later to end the first half 2:0.

Druk United came back strong in the second half and pulled one back in the 67th minute. Striker Kezang [... Read More]

Dzongree FC edge past national U-18 team

DSC_3887A Dzongree FC player tackle the U-18 player Nima Gyeltshen

Football: An end-to-end first half show between Dzongree FC and the national U-18 team saw three goals in yesterday’s match during the ongoing Thimphu A division league that started on March 8.

Dzongree FC’s Wangchuk opened the spree in the 33rd minute.  But the lead did not last long, as Nima Gyeltshen equalised within nine minutes.  However, just as the first half seem to be ending in a draw, Dzongree’s Sonam Tenzin snatched the [... Read More]

Drukyul Club wins championship

Twe180 students participated in the championship

Taekwondo: Drukyul Taekwondo Club bagged eight gold, three silver and five bronze medals to win the first Invitational Taekwondo Championship held in the capital yesterday.

Fifteen teams, including seven from Assam, Darjeeling, Mizoram, Sikkim, Gorkhaland, Jaigoan and Bodoland clubs participated in the two-day championship.

Bodoland Taekwondo Club came second after winning three gold, three silver and four bronze medals. Thimphu Taekwondo Club was third with one gold, four silver and six bronze medals.

About 180 students [... Read More]

Wizards lift winter championship trophy

BBThe finalists with Secretary General of Bhutan Basketball Federation, Tokey Dorji

For the second tournament in a row, team Phojas turned out to be second best

Basketball: Team Wizards once again got the better of their archrival, Phojas, when they beat them to lift the winner’s trophy of the winter basketball championship in the finals played yesterday.

This was the second consecutive final Phojas lost to Wizards. Wizards became the first club champions in May last year after beating Phojas.

Both teams reached the final without losing [... Read More]

Phojas to face Wizards in the finals

BBPhojas’s forward His Royal Highness Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck takes a three pointer

Basketball: Old rivals, Phojas and Wizards, will once again face each other in the finals of the winter basketball championship today.

Coming into the semis by beating Jachungs by a single point on Wednesday, Phojas didn’t have to fight hard as they brushed aside Pazaps with a comfortable win, by 17 points.

Phojas took a comfortable lead of seven points in the first quarter. There was no catching up from Pazaps and they extended the [... Read More]

20 teams in winter tournament

DSC_0065A Transformer player goes for another shot

Basketball: Team Transformers, Drukpas, Gryphoes and Blue Magics qualified for the quarter finals round in the ongoing Winter Basketball tournament played at the Youth Development Fund indoor basketball court, Thimphu.

Transformers beat Relangs by two baskets in the first game yesterday. In the second match, Drukpas thrashed Heats winning the game by a staggering 38 points, 78:40. In a closely contested match, Gryphons emerged victorious after beating Effects by a single basket.

The last match [... Read More]

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