Mongar Veteran Football Tournament

11 June 2018

The final of a month long veteran football tournament was played on 11 June 2018 between Gyalpoizhing Central School (GCS) and Mongar Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH). GCS won the veteran football match that was held at the Mongar public ground over the last two weeks.

In 2017 also, the final match was played between the MRRH and GCS.

The tournament was organised for four consecutive year by a hotelier in Mongar, Ashok Gurung and helped in bringing most of the people residing in Eastern Dzongkhag together as a player and audience. Thereby creating a memorable journey for everyone.

The winning team was awarded a cash prize of Nu 60,000 with butter lamps and runners-up with a cash prize of Nu 30,000 and butter lamps.

Of the 14 teams that participated, two teams were from Trashigang and one from Lhuentse. The remaining were from Mongar.