Kandy basketball teams win Maldives tournament | Sunday Observer

Kandy basketball teams win Maldives tournament

The Champion Kandy District Under 16 Girls Basketball team. Genuflecting from left: Sanjanie Kathiravel, Tharuni Kulatunge, Dinithi Chandrasekera, Shehani Egodagedara, Janithri  Lekamge, Enupama Gunawardena. Standing from left: Sajeera Gunaratne (Coach) DS Pingamage (Coach) Nadula Herath, K.Kirubakaran,Charunie Gunawardena, Koshila Weerakoon, Nimuth Lawangi, Amavi Dodanwela, Sewmini Ranaraja (Captain) Amina Fazeel, Aruni Hemakumari (Manager)
The Champion Kandy District Under 16 Girls Basketball team. Genuflecting from left: Sanjanie Kathiravel, Tharuni Kulatunge, Dinithi Chandrasekera, Shehani Egodagedara, Janithri Lekamge, Enupama Gunawardena. Standing from left: Sajeera Gunaratne (Coach) DS Pingamage (Coach) Nadula Herath, K.Kirubakaran,Charunie Gunawardena, Koshila Weerakoon, Nimuth Lawangi, Amavi Dodanwela, Sewmini Ranaraja (Captain) Amina Fazeel, Aruni Hemakumari (Manager)


The Champion Kandy District Under 16 Boys Basketball team. Squatting from left: Royston Fernando, S. Zulkify, A. Amanulla, M. Azfak, M. Hanaf, L. Megawaruna, M. Rusty. Standing from left: Malindu Lokumarambge, Ganeth Amadoru, Ruwindu Rankothge, Pramith Rupasinghe, KPS Chandrasiri (Manager) Ranura Nanayakkara (Coach) Anuradha Wijesinghe (Coach) Haswida Samarasinghe, Ramudu Hansana (Captain), M.Azmi, H.Avinesh

The Under 16 girls and boys basketball teams from the Kandy district won both Championships at the Invitation Basketball Tournament held recently at the Machchangolhi Youth Centre, Maldives organized by the Maldives Basketball Association.

At the Under 16 girls final Kandy district team beat Kalaafaanu School, Maldives 67-56 while in the Under 16 boys final Kandy district beat Maris Stella College, Negombo by 52-46.

Amavi Dodanwela and Koshila Weerakoon were the best girls players while the best players from among the boys were Malindu Lokumarambge and Ravindu Rankothge.

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