Maris Stella soccer champions
Maris Stella College, Negombo emerged champions in the Holcim
under-17 Inter-Schools Football Tournament when they defeated
Hewavitharana Vidyalaya 2-0 in the final played at Vernon Fernando
Stadium, Kalutara last Sunday.
Ashen Jeewantha and Samitha Subasinghe scored for the winners while K
L Nuwan Madushanka scored the only goal for Hewavitharana Vidyalaya.
In the semi finals Maristella overcame Dharmadutha MV by 1-0 and
Hewavitharana Vidyalaya had the better of Holy Cross College by 2-0.
Holy Cross College defeated Dharmadutha MV by 1-0 to take the third
The tournament was played in two rounds with the participation of 276
schools in 30 centres.
The soccer teams from Jaffna, Mannar, Ampar and Trincomalee showed
good football skills during the tournament. The final round was played
between 21 schools where they played 35 matches at Vernan Fernando
Stadium and Holy Corss College, Kalutara.
Trophies, awards and medals were given away by the chief guest Mayor
of Kalutara M.M.M.Jaufer.