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Pepsi Thimphu league title race open until the last fixture

Pepsi Thimphu League, also a qualification tier for BOB national league, has decided the top three clubs representing Thimphu come national league 2018 in September. Although the clubs are left with two matches each to play, three slots alloted to the clubs from Thimphu to play national league is resereved …

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UTH Women’s Super league begins

In the opening of Ugyen Trading House Women’s Super league 2018, the football team Sunrise Women defeated Thimphu City Ladies 4-0 in Changlingmithang national stadium yesterday. Thimphu City Ladies finished as second runners up in the last edition. Sunrise Women are playing the league for the first time this year. …

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Bhutan loses to the Maldives

The national basketball team lost to the Maldives by four baskets yesterday in the ongoing FIBA Asia Cup 2021 SABA qualifier in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bhutan played the Maldives after they secured first international win over Nepal in the previous game. However, the team suffered 66-74 loss to the Maldives at …

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The national basketball team recorded its first FIBA Asia Cup 2021 SABA pre-qualifier win when it defeated Nepal 68-65 yesterday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The win over Nepal would keep the team’s qualifier hope alive after losing to the host, Bangladesh, 49-61 on June 26. Nepal suffered two consecutive losses to …

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Bhutan to host SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship in Thimphu

Come August Bhutan Football Federation (BFF) will host the second edition of South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 Women’s Championship at Changlingmithang national stadium in Thimphu. The championship that crowned the host, Bangladesh, as the champions in inaugural edition last year in December played four teams from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, …

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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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