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Jaffna schoolboy in 15-man basketball squad

24 October, 2021
Navy’s Clinton Stallone will lead Sri Lanka
Navy’s Clinton Stallone will lead Sri Lanka

Two schoolboys have been named in a 15-man Sri Lanka squad for the SABA (South Asian Basketball Association) Championship to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh next month.

Yoganathan Simron from Angel International School, Jaffna and Shehan Fernando of St. Joseph’s College, Colombo are the schoolboys in the side led by veteran Clinton Stallone of the Navy.

The pool is a good mixture of youth and experience and should fare well in the SABA Championship. A total of 60 players attended trials conducted by the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation.

Following is the Sri Lanka squad:

Yogananthan Simron (Angel International School, Jaffna), Asanka Mahesh Rajakaruna (Navy), Dasun Nilantha Mendis (Ministry of Education), Praneeth Udumalagala (FairFirst Insurance), Nimesh Fernando (DFCC Bank), Sasindu Dilshan Gajanayake (Army), Shehan Fernando (St. Joseph’s College, Colombo), Clinton Stallone (Navy), Thimothi Nithushan (Commercial Credit and Finance), Shehan Udayanga Perera (FairFirst Insurance), Gayan de Croos (Commercial Credit and Finance PLC), Arnold Brent (ESOFT Metro Campus), Pawan Gamage (Army), Chanuka Shehan Fernando (DFCC Bank), Rukshan Atapattu (University of Moratuwa)