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Zahira Super 16 Soccer Championship-2017

The Past Prefects’ Association of Zahira College Colombo will organize the ‘Zahira Super 16 Soccer Championship 2017’ on Sunday, 15th October 2017 to 21st October 2p.m on wards at Zahira College Grounds and City League grounds Colombo.

The objective of the tournament is to ‘Add more values to Youth Football in Sri Lanka’. For the past 12 years this was a seven a side inter school football tournament, but as Zahira College Football celebrates ‘100 years’, the organizers decided to change the tournament as an eleven-a-side tournament and also will be played for 7 days on the league basis which they believe that it would give more exposure to the Football players.

The tournament’s advisory committee will consist of officials who are experts in the Local and Foreign Football arena and is approved by the Ministry of Education and recommended by the Sri Lanka Schools Football Association.

As a Curtain raiser and as the opening Ceremony of ‘Zahira Super 16 Soccer Championship 2017’, The ‘Celebrity Football Match’ powered by Cool Planet, The Factory Outlet and Bolt-Gear will be held on Saturday, 7th October 2017 at Zahira College Grounds Maradana at 3:30 p.m. between ‘All Stars’ and ‘Cricket Stars’. The Cricket stars team will be led by past national

cricket captain Mahela Jayawardene and his team mates will be Graeme Labrooy, Chaminda Vaas, Romesh Kaluwitharana, Upul Chandana, Nuwan Zoysa, IsuruUdana and few others. The All-stars team will be led by the popular singer Santhush Weeraman and will comprise of popular personalities of various sectors such as Rugby, Soccer, Business, Artists and Media etc. For

Tickets Please Contact Shihan on – 077 033 4458.

The Cup Winners will be given a Cash prize of Rs.50,000/-. This is the one and only soccer tournament in the country which offers cash prizes and awards at schools level.

The Organizers take great pleasure in announcing that Cool Planet, who has been always supporting Past Prefects Association of Zahira College will be the main sponsor for this prestigious tournament.

Other sponsor for the Tournament Gold sponsor , the Factory Outlet, Silver sponsors Bolt-Gear, Bronze Sponsor The Traveler, Electronic Media partners SirasaTV, Shakthi TV, TV 1 Medical Partner First Medical.

Event partners are as follows. Al Falaah Islamic Finance, Milan Ceramic Tile, CCTV Lanka Vision, AR Holding, Signature, Last Chance Lighting, Amana Bank, Northshore College, Burger Hut, Expo Lanka Logistics, May Flower Holidays, Tikiri Toys, Vantage, Pathway International, SG Logistics, Futsal World, Salon Pass, Winto Ceramics.

The participating teams are St, Peters College, De Mazenod College, Hindu College Colombo, Gateway International, Hameedia College, Isipathana College, Lyceum International College, Maris Stella College, Nalanda College, Royal College Colombo, St. Benedict’s College, St. Joseph’s College, St. Henry’s College, Trinity College, Wesley College and the host Zahira College.