One month open football tournament in Wangdue
Each and every individual may be having the fever of FIFA World Cup which ended few months ago but to give away the Word Cup Fever, Bajo Higher Secondary School in Wangduephodrang g is organizing the one month league cum knock out open football tournament commences from 1st August to 30th August of this month.
The week days had two matches and the Saturday had three matches and the Sunday had four matches. In each team, it has seventeen players and a manager who manages the team and each team are allowed to hire two national club players and are allowed to have four substitutions per match. And during the match, hundreds of people were gathered every day to witness the matches.
According to the Sports Committee, Mr. Pema Tshering said, the match has been organized to make sensitize on football as each and every individual likes football.
Another coordinator of the tournament Mr. Yeshey Dhendup said, the main motive of organizing the match was to recover from the FIFA World Cup
fever-get away and also to promote the beautiful game in the vicinity. He also added that the match has been organized with keeping in mind that each and every individual for all ages to provide opportunities to participated and divert their mind from drugs and alcohol.
A team from two nearby Dzongkhag; Gasa Dzongkhag and Punakha Dzongkhag had participated for the match. Gasa Dzongkhag had two teams.
The maximum teams were from Punatshangchhu-I and II Hydroelectric Project Authority’s staffs.