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Hill Boys’ United FC, a club formed in Kolkata by a group of youths hailing from the hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim won its second match of the League stage at the prestigious Calcutta Parsee Club 5 a side Football Tournament on April 17th. Hills Boys’ defeated Shining Stars Club 3-2 in a hard fought encounter. The Boys came from behind twice to earn this victory showing in the process that never say die attitude of the Youths from the hills. Shining Stars took the lead in the first half and it remained that way till the half time. But in the second half Loden Lepcha with a stinging shot brought back the Hill Boys into the game but the equalizer was short-lived as Shining Stars again took the lead. Under Pressure Hill Boys lost momentum for a brief while but Gyaltshen Moktan struck home and brought back Hill Boys into the game for the second time.
When it was appearing that the match would head for a draw. Jigme Dorjee who struck a hat trick in the last match found himself some space in the left half and scored to give the Hill Boys that all important victory. Now even if they draw their last game, Hill Boys will be through to the quarters. Hill Boys United team manager Roshan Prasad said after the match “The boys showed their character today and proved that even if we concede an early goal we can come back into the match”
Hill Boys’ United FC club formed by the youths from the hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim with an aim to assist footballers from this region who come down to Kolkata seeking trails as well as to play in different clubs. It also has an objective to help out students who apply in the different colleges in sports quotas. Hill Boys management is also planning to register the club with the Indian Football Association (West Bengal) which will give them entry into the Kolkata 5th Division League.