Sports News: Harmony Football Tournament – 2020’, meant to foster goodwill, cohesion and sportsmanship among talented youths in the Jaffna peninsula got underway on the guidelines given by Major General Senarath Bandara, Commander, Security Forces – Jaffna.
The mega tournament was competed by 12 football clubs in the peninsula and was organized by the 51 Division and 513 Brigade. The finals were played on Saturday (19) at Ariyalai Federation Ground in front of a large gathering of football fans in the Jaffna peninsula.
Players in 12 famed Football Clubs from Gurunagar, Navanthurai, Pandatharippu, Periyavilan, Ilavalai and Palaly area competed in the finals of the mega tournament. After stiff resistance, Gurunagar Singing Fish football club and Navanthurai St Nicolas Sports Club entered the finals, and Gurunagar ‘Singing Fish’ football team finally clinched the trophy defeating their counterparts by 2 – 1 goals amidst resistance.
Commander, Security Forces – Jaffna graced the finals as the Chief Guest and joined the awarding ceremony. General Officer Commanding, Brigade Commanders, Senior Officers and troops witnessed the final encounter of the Harmony Football Tournament – 2020. It was sponsored by Mr Pavaneethan Bavan and Mr S.S Kuganathan, Managing Directors of Dan TV.