Guwahati: In a tragic incident, young footballer Reeya Lepcha, who represented Sikkim in the national level football tournament passed away on Saturday.
The 15-year-old footballer was diagnosed with a brain tumour and the first surgery was conducted on October 28, 2020.
Lepcha hailed from Sangkhu Radukhandu GPU, Maneybong-Dentam constituency in West Sikkim.
Last year on November, 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.