It was a day for former National Football Players to meet one another when they participated at the Ex National Football players friendly matches and later at the get together held at Baddagana FFSL Complex on Sunday (15).
S. Chandralingam commonly known as “Chandra Mama” has served in the FFSL for over 25 years since 1989 to date. He served in many departments including many years in Competition Department Referees and Finance Department and lastly was the coordinator for Senior and Junior Leagues tournaments with Competitions Department. Recently he concluded the Senior Inter-League tournament with success with 54 teams and was just about to kick off the Junior under 19 League tournament with 65 teams.
Malinda Seneviratne, winner of the Gratiaen Prize (2013) for his collection of poems Edges (published by FastAds), will be launching the book along with all other submissions for the Gratiaen on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Library Services Board Auditorium from 4.00 pm onward, with Dr Sarath Amunugama delivering the keynote address.
Cricket is a strong unifier amongst all communities, Dr Chris Nonis said, as he warmly welcomed the Sri Lankan Cricket team to a Commonwealth Cricket Reception at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London. He congratulated the team for their perseverance and dedication and that it was a great tribute to Sri Lanka in the post-conflict era.
China overtook the United Kingdom to become the second largest source of tourists to Sri Lanka in May 2014 and is now second only to India, according to latest statistics from Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.
Sri Lanka Football will receive Rs. 100 million from FIFA this year
The 64th FIFA congress held for two days 10th and 11th of June 2014 concluded on the 11th June 2014 with the participation of all 209 member associations at Sao Paulo, Brazil just a day prior to the kick of world’s biggest sporting showpiece 20th Football FIFA world cup.