Sikkim Football Association

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Sikkim Football Association
SFA logo.jpg
Sikkim Football Association logo
Abbreviation SFA
Formation 1976
Region served
Sikkim, India
President
Tempo Bhutia
Parent organization
All India Football Federation
Website http://www.sikkim.nic.in/sfa/

Sikkim Football Association (SFA) is the state governing body of football in Sikkim, India. It is affiliated with the All India Football Federation, the sports national governing body.

History[edit]

The Sikkim Football Association was formed in the year 1976, previously it was known as the Gangtok Football and Sporting Association. Sikkim Football dates back with Local team Kumar Sporting club.[1]

The Federation started the Sikkim Gold Cup in 1979 with the help of the Sikkim government.

In 2010 with Football in Sikkim on a down low due to the lack of football organizing, former India Football Team Captain Baichung Bhutia, who was also .born in Sikkim, founded the club United Sikkim which was founded in order to help increase interest in football in the state.

Sikkim Football Pyramid[edit]

The Sikkim Fotball Pryramid is only filled with one league, the Sikkim Senior Division. There have been talks though of a Second Division coming up soon.

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Sikkim Senior Division
8 clubs

References[edit]

Template:Football in Sikkim