Tensung FC won the Thimphu league this year and won in style setting a new record.
The team from the Royal Bhutan Army never a lost a game on their way to becoming the champions. They will now play in the Pepsi Super League from the next season. Pepsi Super League is the second highest league in the country.
Tensung’s coach, Kinley said that his team didn’t face any difficulties in the league as they defeated all other teams.
“This successful outcome is all due to the cooperation among the players and moreover we practised for a month to play in the league. My players’ ages ranges from 19 to 37 and it formed a good team consisting of both fresh and experienced players,” he added.
Before the final match with Takin FC, Coach Kinley was optimistic.
“In the earlier match on August 29, we thrashed FC Takin 4-0 and I was confident that my players will keep the same spirit to win the final,’’ said coach Kinley.
He was right.
In the final match with Takin FC on September 19, coach Kinley followed a 4-3-3 team formation throughout the game and his tactics worked. Tensung FC defeated Takin FC 2- 0 in the final game.
Before the kickoff, Takin FC’s captain Anil Rai said that the Takin FC is representing for the fourth time in the league and they were hoping to win the league this year. “Tensung FC is a strong team, but we have also prepared well to play with them,” he said.
Including the final match with Takin FC, Tensung FC played five matches without conceding a single loss.
The league that began on August 20 ended on September 19. A total of nine teams competed in the league.
Winner Tensung FC were awarded a cash prize of Nu 100,000 and a trophy. Runners up Takin FC were awarded a cash prize of Nu 50,000 with a trophy.
A cash prize of Nu 10,000 and a trophy were awarded to Yal FC for fair play award.