In a seven-goal thriller, the former national champions, Thimphu City Girls FC defeated the local team from Sakteng, Kuengyel FC by a lone goal on October 9 (4-3). The match was a reciprocal gesture to a game played between the same teams in Thimphu last year. The programme was aimed at empowering girls through sports. The event was organised by Thimphu City FC with support from UNICEF.
Team LU FC thrashed Toka FC 18:0 in the opening match of the Kadrin Chey Mewang Chog Open Football Tournament at Gyalpoizhing Astro-turf Football Ground on October 9. Sixteen teams from Bumthang, Trashiyangtse, Lhuentse and Trashigang are participating in the tournament organised by Mongar Football Association.