Fifth inter-school under-ten football tournament held at McLeod to mark World Peace Day

President of TNSA, Pasang la with Upper TCV School, winner in boys’ category(L) and TCV School Gopalpur, winner in girl’s category (R).

DHARAMSALA, Sep 24: The fifth inter-school under-ten football tournament was held over Sep 22-23 at TCV Day School in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala to commemorate World Peace Day.

The tournament was organized by “Tseythang Gangla”, a group of local Tibetan volunteers that has been conducting an after-school sports program at TCV Day School for the past several years.

The tournament saw boys’ and girls’ teams (each team comprising of five players under the age of ten) of Upper TCV School, Lower TCV School, TCV Gopalpur and TCV Day School competing against each other for two exciting days.

At the end of two days of action-packed football matches played between the four schools, Upper TCV School and TCV School Gopalpur were decided winners in the boys’ and girls’ category respectively. On top of the trophies, the winning teams from both the categories were also awarded a cash prize of Rs 4000/- each and the runners-up teams were awarded a cash prize of Rs 2000/- each.

Lobsang of Upper TCV and Tenzin Dekyong of TCV Gopalpur; the best player in boys’ and girl’s category.

The best player of the tournament (boys) went to Lobsang of Upper TCV and best player of the tournament (girls) went to Tenzin Dekyong of TCV Gopalpur.

The Tibetan Parents Association, Mcleod Ganj not only sponsored the cash prizes for the winning teams but also prepared lunch for the school children.

The trophies and the medals for the tournament were sponsored by Tibetan National Sports Association and the Dharamsala chapter of the Tibetan Women’s Association sponsored tea and snacks served during the tournament.

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