Gyalpoizhing Central School (GCS) team won the veteran football match that was held at the Mongar public ground over the last two weeks.

In the finals played on June 11, team GCS scored four goals against team Mongar Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH).

Since both the teams were equally strong, the goals were scored during a penalty shoot-outthat was provided after the match.

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

A hotelier in Mongar, Ashok Gurung organises the match annually.

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.

Staff reporter