Sep 01, 2018

Reconciliation volleyball championship – Jaffna ‘Barefoot’ team

The Reconciliation school Volleyball Championship marking the end of the Enterprise Sri Lanka Exhibition at Monaragala yesterday, was won by the Jaffna Puttur Somaskanda College Volleyball team.

The finals was held between the Jaffna, Puttur Somaskanda College and the Monaragala Mahanama National School.

The finals comprised five rounds and the Jaffna Puttur Somaskanda College team beat Monaragala Mahanama National School 3:1.

The winning team in fact, played the match bare feet.

Although Mahanama National School won the first round 25:22, the rest of the rounds was won by Somaskanda College 25:23, 25:21 and 25:20.

The trophy for the champions was presented by the Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya. He said sports was a bridge to reconciliation and it should be commended.

The Deputy Secretary of the Treasury A.R. Deshapriya and the Director General of the Development Finance Department A.M.P.M.B. Atapattu and several other officials participated in this ceremony.

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