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Doon City wins Amar Shahid Major Durga Malla Football Tournament


By Our Staff Reporter

Dehradun, 31 Aug: The final match of the Amar Shahid Major Durga Malla Football Tournament was held at the Gorkha Military Inter College here, today, to commemorate Balidan Diwas. A total of 16 youth teams from Dehradun participated in the tournament.
The Chief Guest on the occasion was the Indian Boxer of International fame, Captain Arun Kumar Chettri.
The football match was won by Doon City against Gorkha Boys by 5-4 in a sudden death penalty shoot-out.
Chief Guest Arun emphasised on how outdoor sports activities are crucial for people of all ages. He also paid homage to Amar Shahid Major Durga Malla and highlighted his love for football and great sense of sacrifice for his community and the country.
The tournament was organised by Hamro Swabhiman Trust under the presence of Swami Ramdev, Acharya Balkrishna, Sadhvi Devaditi, and the central committee.
Also present were President, Hamro Swabhimaan, Kunal Shamshere Malla, General Secretary Major Habi Jang Gurung, Chief Coordinator Rajan Basnet, Major Budhi Thapa, Anand Thapa, BB Khatri, Captain Bom Thapa, Sanjay Mall, Teku Thapa and Amitabh Shahi.
The match was attended by senior citizens, dignitaries, and youths with great zeal and enthusiasm, which kept the spirits of participants high.
Special guests present were International Footballer Pratap Khatri, National Footballers Suresh Nepali, Anil Kumar Chhetri, Gopal Gurung, Gorkha BDE Footballer Umesh Chhetri, International Footballer Capt CB Thapa, Suresh Gurung, Mahender Singh and Rajender Thapa.