SINGTAM, AUGUST 16: Dalapchand SS had won the Aritar School Challenge Cup 2013 that was held at the Lampokhari Festival Ground, Aritar. They defeated St. Joseph’s School, Rhenock with three goals to one in the final. Puran Gurung, Area MLA was the Chief Guest on the occasion
From Dalapchand SS Santosh Chettri of Class IX scored two goals in the first half and Goutam Gurung of Class VIII added another goal in the second half. The trophies were sponsored by Mr. Chewang Norbu Sherpa in memory of his father along with cash prizes of 10,000 and 5,000 for the winner team and the runner-up team respectively.
Santosh Chettri from Dalapchand SS was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ as well as the ‘Player of the Tournament’ while Seventh Day Adventist School team of Rhenock was conferred with the trophy of Most Promising Team.
Dalapchand Sec School had played its first match with St, Xavier’s School, Pakyong and won with a big margin of 5-2 goals. Second match was with Phadamchen SS and Dalapchand SS moved to semi final by walk-over. In the semi final the team played against Rhenock Sr. Sec School and won the match in penalty shoot-out after the score-line was 1-1 at the end of the second half.