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    Samaposha Sponsors Inter-School U 15 Football Championship

    October 29, 2014

    The FFSL President  Ranjith Rodrigo said that it is a very remarkable Brand association for Youth specially Junior Football with SAMAPOSHA a truly national product which enhances Nutritional aspect for the school children. He said the next episode will see nearly 1000 schools participation and FFSL is geared to take up the challenge to meet the desired goals of the Brand and said SLSFA also should be geared to  go for the targets.   He thanked SAMAPOSHA  for being socially responsible and said it was evident when SAMAPOSHA was crowned as the CSR brand of the year at the SLIM awards 2014.  

    Samaposha, the leading cereal brand of  Plenty Foods (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of Ceylon Biscuits limited (CBL) has stepped forward to sponsor the ‘Samaposha Under 15 Inter-school Football Championship 2014’ for the sixth consecutive year. Organized by the Sri Lanka Football Federation, the championship is being held from 25th October. 



    With 300 boys teams and 100 girls teams, over 8000 students, representing 400 schools from all parts of the island will compete this year. The preliminary rounds will be played at 30 centers island wide, covering all districts.  The grand finale, which will feature the top 32 boys teams and 24 Girls teams, will be held from 7th to 10th November.at Kalutara. The finals will also see awards being presented to the best goalkeeper and most valuable male and female player of the tournament.



    Ranjith Rodrigo, President of  Football Federation of Sri Lanka  mentioned, “The under 15 inter-school tournament, is a friendly, yet competitive event organized to identify budding football stars. This tournament gives us the opportunity to support young enthusiastic athletes to compete at their highest potential. We are grateful to Plenty Foods team, for supporting and giving thousands of school children around the island the opportunity to exhibit their talents”.



    “With the aim of advocating and promoting fitness through nutrition among our future generation, Samaposha is pleased to sponsor the under 15 inter school football championship for the sixth consecutive year. We look forward to contributing to many more football tournaments in the coming years as a part of our efforts to perk up nutrition standards among school children” noted Shammi Karunaratne, Director/CEO of Plenty Foods (Pvt) Ltd.



    The Secretary SLSFA Sarath Ratnaweere too expressed his gratitude for SAMAPOSHA and the President and FFSL and said they will meet all challenges to deliver the desired goals.



    Wasantha Chandrapala GM Plenty Foods and Upali Hewage –FFSL Secretary also participated at the press conference. (SDF/KH)

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