Seven teams of young footballers played a friendly tournament for two days here in Louisville that concluded today at Bardstown forest Church ground. The soccer loving younger folks teamed up representing each location of the apartment where they are living.
The initial rounds of the game were played on 13th October, Saturday, whereas the semifinals and final match played on the 14th October, Sunday. According to the organizers of the match, the purpose of the tournament is to foster a sense of sportsmanship among younger generation of camp-raised kids and love for the popular football game played in the east.
The trophy is won by the team of players from Eleven Oaks while Partridge Point apartment bagged the runner up cup.
The two day match gets cheered up by the second and third generation crowd of Bhutanese population who remain exuberant outside the field. On the second day, few cultural dances and songs intermittently fed the potion of entertainment to the spectators.
‘The football tournament helps keep up the spirit of potential players who can join the interstate soccer tournament to be organized by OBCA later’ the organizers hoped.
The tournament also served as meeting opportunity for the community members to mark the beginning of great Hindu festival, Vijaya Dashami, which starts from 15th October.