DoFPS wins MoAF’s Inter-Departmental Football Tournament

The DoFPS keeper pulls off a smart save
The DoFPS keeper pulls off a smart save

18 September,2017: Thimphu: 14 teams from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, took part in the Inter-Departmental football tournament played from 22 August 2017 till 16 September 2017.

A total of 14 teams from the Ministry took part with a few outside teams of of NEC, WWF and NRDCL.  The semi finals was played between Paro Forests Division, DoFPS , Wangdue Forest Division and NRDCL.

The finals took place between the Department of Forests and Park Services and NRDCL on 16 Sept 2017 at the Changjiji Football stadium. The DoFPS won the game by one goal scored in the last 85 minutes. The Tournament Trophy, individual trophies and cash prizes were awarded by the Hon’ble Agriculture Ministers. The winning team received Nu.50,000 while NRDCL took home Nu. 30,000.

Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji with the finalists- DoFPS in gray and NRDCL in green
Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji with the finalists- Winner DoFPS in gray and Runners-up NRDCL in green

The teams were funded by their respective departments and agencies.

Compiled with pictures by : Choidup Zangpo, ICTD

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