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Renown Sports Club that keeps to its name

The Renown Sports Club saw its birth in the year 1981 Subash Peiris as its Founder President. This also became the seond soccer club to emerge from soccer crazy Kotahena. It also had a very enthusiatic crowd backing the club to reach great heights in a very short period of time.

The Youth of the are got all the support needed to improve their standards. This generous support extended by the football loving public of Kotahena saw the Club become a great force in the local soccer scene.

The achieve this success there was the the club had the services of ta great Technical advisor and coach Edward Jayawardene. Jayawardene who had the German Technical knowledge of football helped this team win many major throphies on offer in the locla scene.

Canute Peiris took over the reigns of the Club after his brother Subash and continues to date. During his term which still continues had the services of the present national skipper Dudley Steinwal and many national stars. The club achieved many successes with these players doing services. It is unfortunate to state that at present few of their battle hardened players have move to other clubs looking for greener pastures.

Though the situation is such the club has introduced players from their youth pool as replacements. With these players gaining more experience the club expect do well in the major tournamentsea in the future.

M. Faiz who holds a AFC 'B' serves the as their coach, while he gets the services T. Fernando who is the clubs physical instructor.

The Club situated at 341, Sea Street, Colombo 11 has Stanley Rayer as its Secretary and Royston Fernando the Treasurer. The Club got affiliated to the Football Federation in the year 1981.

Sri Lanka's goal keeper S.D. Tillekeratne, Chapa Suriyaarachchi, Dimuthu Hettiarachchi, Dilan Perera and M.V. Baskan are the players in the national pool.

The Club's Achievements:

1982 - Silver Cup,

1983 - V. A. Sugathadasa Cup,

1987 - Silver Cup,

1989 - Mayor's Cup,Vincent Perera Memorial Cup Bristol FA Cup. Bristol League Championship,

1991 - Jayantha Mallimaarachchi memorial Cup,

1993 - Lawrence Fernando Memorial Cup, Bristol FA Cup, Bristol League Championship,

2003 - Sharp FA Cup, Colombo League Gold Cup.


Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Sri Lanka

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