BoB wins DHI league

Football: Bank of Bhutan FC (BoB) was declared the winners of the on-going DHI-owned Companies Cup 2015 on Saturday.

BoB’s final game against Bhutan Power Corporation FC (BPC) concluded with a 2-2 draw. However, with seven wins and one draw from eight games, BoB topped the table with 22 points to claim the title.

In a tightly contested game, BPC scored two goals from the spot. BPC took the lead in the first minute of the game when BoB’s goalkeeper, Jigme Singye, brought down BPC’s striker inside the box.

However, their lead was short lived. BoB struck back in the 15th minute to equalize. BoB then took the lead before the halftime. The neck-to-neck game concluded with BPC scoring in the last 10 minutes of the game.

The coordinator of the tournament, Passang Norbu of BoB, said that the tournament was a success and the motive of teambuilding amongst the DHI owned companies from the competition was achieved.

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“Now we know each other better and this makes our work easier,” he said.

Participants said that trust is a critical component to business, especially when teamwork is required on a daily basis to achieve objectives and grow companies.

With one game in hand, BPC and Drukair FC will compete for the second and third place in the tournament this weekend.

DHI Chairman, Dasho Sangay Khandu, awarded the winners of the tournament with a rolling trophy and a takeaway trophy along with a cash price of Nu 60,000.

Of the 14 companies under DHI, nine teams took part in the tournament. BoB coordinated the competition in partnership with Bhutan Football Federation on October 17.

The tournament will conclude by the end of this month.

Younten Tshedup 

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