Isipathana College Colombo and Meddebadda MV Wasalakotte clinched the Boys and girls cup champions respectively at the inaugural Sri Lankasports.com Handball Challenge 2012 U-15 Schools Handball tournament concluded at the D S Senanayake College Indoor Stadium on Sunday (25th March 2012)
Isipathana College Colombo beat Prince of Wales Moratuwa by 9 goal to 4 at the Cup boys’ Championship finals while Meddebadda MV Wasalakotte beat Buddhists Ladies College Colombo by 7 goal to nil at the girls’ Cup Championship finals.
St Anthony’s College Wasalakotte immerged winners of the Boys’ Plate champions beatingHomagama Central College at the Plate championship finals by 4 goals t0 3 and the girls Plate championship went to Anula Vidyalaya Nugegoda who beat Homagama Central College at the girls Plate championship finals by 6 goals to 1.
The boys Bowl Championship took away by Isipathana College Colombo “B” Team after registering a victory over Royal College Panadura by 4 goals to 3 at the finals and in the girls Bowl Championship finals Dave Balika Vidyalaya Colombo “B” were the winners when they beat Sunethradevi balika MV- Pepiliyana by 8.goals to 1.
16 boys and 12 girls’ schools teams battled for the glory which was organized by the Sri Lanka’s first sports website-www.srilankasports.com with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Schools’ Handball Association. It has also created history as the Sri Lanka’s first ever U15 schools indoor handball tournament held in Sri Lanka.
The tournament held for cup, Plate and Bowl Championships and a certificate of participation was given away for all the players with the official certification from the Sri Lanka Schools Handball Association.
Is it a good move to appoint one captain for all formats in cricket?
"At the same time, I am very aware what a huge challenge it is. I think Sri Lanka cricket finds itself in the very early stages of a very important rebuilding stage. A lot of hard work needs to be done." "Everyone, the players, the selectors and the board must have patience." Graham Ford, newly appointed Sri Lanka cricket coach
Ford seems a shrewd man and far thinker. He possibly foresaw that Sumathipala would be around for the next four years and hence SLC would be secure. This is a set-up which any foreigner wishes to see in a country which is noted for carrying out actions before thinking.
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