Sri Lanka national U18, U20 rugby team’s felicitated
Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara hosted a felicitation ceremony for the national Under-18 and Under-20 Sevens rugby teams that won the championship at the Asian Rugby Sevens Series Cup held in Hong Kong on Wednesday at the Ministry of Sports auditorium where President Maithripala Sirisena was the chief guest.
The two wins saw Sri Lanka move to the top of the Under 18 and Under 20 Asian rugby rankings in the elite division.
Pictures show MJM Mushtaq coach of the Sri Lanka Under 18 team and captain Naveen Heenkankanamge receiving a cheque for Rs. 1.5 million from President Maithripala Sirisena and (below) Sri Lanka Under 20 team coach Sudath Sampath and captain Kevin Dixon receiving a cheque for Rs. 1,525,000 from President Sirisena (top). WAI