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Inaugural squash tourney at Nalanda

The inaugural Invited School squash tournament 2010 is held from December 3 to 8 at the Nalanda College new sqush court which was built at a cost of Rs seven million by old Nalandian Kassapa Mahendra de Silva. These delails were revealed at a media briefing held at the Nalanda College language centre on Thursday evening.

The leading squash playing schools- St. Sylvester's College Kandy,S Thomas' Mount Lavinia, St Joseph's ,St Peter's, DS Senanayaka and Nalanda College of Colombo are participating in the tourney.

Matches are held under nine,11,13,15,17 and 19 age groups . The all round champion school will be awarded the Nalanda Senior Old Boys' Challenge Trophy while the champions of each age group will be awarded certificates and madals.

It was further reveled that Nalanda College under 17 players emerged runners up at the All Island Junior Squash Tournament 2010 since its inception within an year.

Addressing the media The Nalandian Principal Ranjith Jayasundara emphasized the importance of the introduction of squash for the well being of the students and their willingness to help other schools to enter the sport. The chairman of Squash Federation of Sri Lanka Oliver Guruge explained how squash was introduced to Sri Lanka and its brief history. He further added that there was a vast opportunity for students who excel in squash in receivening foreign scholarships.

Headed by Rear Admiral Sarath Rathnakeerthi (Retd) the tourney is a joint venture of Senior and Junior Old Boys' Association of Nalanda College, Old Nalandians' Sports Club and the Squash Federation of Sri Lanka.

Old Nalandian Shanthi Wijesinghe and Stafford Motors sponser the event.

 

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