36th All India Governor’s Gold Cup Football Tournament 2016 Kicks Off
16 Oct, Gangtok (IPR) : The 36th All India Governor’s Gold Cup Football Tournament 2016 kicked off today at Palzor Stadium Gangtok.
The inaugural ceremony was graced by Shri R.B. Subba, Hon’ble Minister, Sports & Youth Affairs Department, as the Chief Guest, along with Parliamentary Secretary UD&HD Mr Pintso Chopel Lepcha as the Guest of Honour.
The opening match of the tournament was played between Kerala SEB and Jhapa XI FC, where Jhapa XI FC defeated its opposition by four goals to one.
The second match will be played on 17th October between Gangtok Himalayan FC and Army Regiment Centre, Shillong.
A total of 12 reputed teams will be contesting this year for the coveted Governor’s Gold Cup. The final match of the tournament will be played on 27th October 2016.