Soccer Masters annual tourney today | Sunday Observer

Soccer Masters annual tourney today

The 19th annual over-40 soccer tournament conducted by the Sri Lanka Soccer Masters Association will kick off today at the Cooray Park, Wellawatte from 8.30 am.

According to the organizers a total of 42 teams from Colombo, Wennappuwa, Badulla, Kandy, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Mannar, Vavuniya, Kurunegala, Negombo, Divulapitiya, Galle, Ampara, Maruthamunai, Batticaloa and Trincomalee have confirmed their participation. The winners will receive the SLSMA Challenge Trophy, medals and a cash prize of Rs.100,000 according to the organisers while the runners-up will receive a Trophy, medals and cash prize of Rs.50,000.

There will be special awards for the best goal keeper and the most valuable player who will receive a trophy in addition to a cash award of Rs. 5,000 each. The chief guest on this day will be Andre Fernando, Chairman and Managing Director MAC Holdings.

This year the Sri Lanka Soccer Masters celebrate their 25th Anniversary and arrangements are underway to conduct the tournament on a grand scale.

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