London based Lankans to help Football
FOOTBALL: London based Sri Lankans are all out to help Sri
The President Hurley Silveira, Secretary Hafiz Marikar and Treasurer
Lakshman Hewapanna, who were at the 57th FIFA Congress, on there way
back visited UK on an invitation and met several Sri Lankans, including
the High Commissioner in London.
They met several Sri Lankans and had discussions on how to promote
the game here. They had said that they will be happy to help the game of
football which is the number one sport in England and World.
They also had the opportunity of meeting the Sri Lankan High
Commissioner K. Senavirathne and people like Vijitha Alles the Editor of
the UIK Lanka Times, Faleel Marikar of Ballyis Hotel.
The UK based Lankans said that every year, the Tamil and Sinhala Sri
Lankans, organise a Seven a side Football Tournament, where they collect
a large some of money. Now some of the Sri Lankans have decided to
organize a tournament in association with the Sri Lankan Football