LUCKNOW || Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw Inter Centre Gorkha Brigade Football Championship 2016-17 was organized under the aegis of 11 Gorkha Rifles Regimental Centre (11GRRC) here in Lucknow Cantonment. The Championship began on 04 December 2016 and concluded on 09 December 2016.
The final match was played on 09 December 2016 between 58 Gorkha Training Centre (58 GTC) and 11 GRRC. 58 GTC defeated 11 GRRC by 5-2 goals in a penalty shootout.
Brigadier Pankaj Singh, Commandant, 11 GRRC was the chief guest on this occasion. Brig Singh awarded the players with the medals and gave away the Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw Inter Centre Football Championship trophy 2016-17 to 58 GTC.
Four teams – 14 Gorkha Training Centre, 39 Gorkha Training Centre, 58 Gorkha Training Centre and 11 GRRC participated in the championship.
A number of serving army officers, Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs), Jawans and their families witnessed the final match.