Young Footballer from Sikkim Reeya Lepcha passes away

Lepcha was diagnosed with a brain tumour and the first surgery was conducted on October 28, 2020.
Young Footballer from Sikkim Reeya Lepcha passes away

GANGTOK:

15-year-old footballer Reeya Lepcha, who represented Sikkim in the national level football tournament, passed away on Saturday.

Lepcha was diagnosed with a brain tumour and the first surgery was conducted on October 28, 2020.

Lepcha hails from Sangkhu Radukhandu GPU, Maneybong-Dentam constituency in West Sikkim.

In November 2020, the Football Players' Association of Sikkim (FPAS) started a donation campaign to raise money for Lepcha's treatment. They managed to raise Rs 4 lakh.

(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)

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