Games and Sports: The first ever Inter-Dzongkhag Football tournament was organized by Tsirang Sports Association (TSA) in Damphu public ground for civil servants working in the Dzongkhag administration (only) and saw its participation from nine districts namely Haa, Sarpang, Zhemgang, Wangdue Phodrang, Thimphu,Gasa, Dagana,Trongsa and Tsirang. While this event was organized to promote games and sports spirit among office goers and to deter fastest growing life-style related non-communicable diseases, it was also objectively organized to further deepen the social integrity and community bonding. The Dagana team, through its goodwill messages, has mentioned that they were awed and mesmerized in this eventful program. It stated "Past two days has not only been enriching experience but it has inculcated in us the unity among group members, team spirit and accepting the defeat with grace. This even of yours has helped in uniting friends from different Dzongkhags, which otherwise, is next to impossible". Other participating teams too expressed their similar congratulatory messages. "This has given us interation, communication, brought introduction, and feels that we have known for years giving sweet heart aches to depart besides its destinies" stated Zhemgang team.
After much brace between the two finalists, Trongsa's two goal against lone score for Tsirang Dzongkhag came to a sniffing end. Trongsa Dzong, also called as Chhoetse Dzong or Chhoekhor Rabtentse Dzong, took home a cash prize of Nu. 25, 000. 00 (Ngultrum twenty five thousand only) while Tsirang received Nu. 15, 000.00 (Ngultrum fifteen thousand only). A Samsung mobile, sponsored by TashiCell, was also awarded to Mr. Tshewang Samten (an Accounts Assistant), being the eldest footballer (53 years old) in the squad, for portraying his motivation, overwhelming zeal and enthusiasm in the world of football.
The two days football tournament was organized on October 27-28, 2018 in Damphu public ground.
By Janchu Dorji (email@example.com)