A 21-member team left Sikkim for the 2019-20 Dr B C Roy Trophy Junior National Football Championship in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh.
Alpan Lepcha as team coach and Dorjee Gay Bhutia as team manager accompanied the state team.
The members of the state team are Abit Mohamad, Besu Hang Limboo, Gautam Singh, Aninav Thapa, Dewan Mangar, Aryan Bagdas, Kailash Tamang, Aman Rai, Prajit Pradhan, Sagar Mohanta, Bishal Subba, Narendra Chettri, Pratham Sundas, Noel Baraily, Sidanth Darjee, Ronak Pradhan, Anoje Chettri, Peeush Parsai, Amar Tamang and Deo Kumar Chettri.
Sikkim was put in Group A for the league round of the championship together with Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Tripura and Tamil Nadu.
On December 10, Sikkim team will play its championship first game against the host, Himachal Pradesh.
This will be followed on December 12 by a second match against Gujarat, on December 14 against Tripura and on December 16 next by the last league match against Tamil Nadu.
It has been announced that after league round, only the team topper will qualify for the championship's knock-out round.
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