Once again University of Jaffna showed their rivals that they are the Kings of Inter University Football when they defeated University of Peradeniya in the Final of Inter University Football Championship – 2017. University of Peradeniya clinched the Runners-up trophy while University of Moratuwa secured the 2nd Runners-up title.

Eight years ago on the 25th of September a great concept was born in the land of University of Moratuwa by the hands of two pioneers, Dilanka Jayasundara and Heminda Jayaweera. They named their new creation as “MoraSpirit - Empowering University Sports”. Together with Kirthevasan Kandasamy, Shelan Perera and Thiagarajah Selvamoorthy, the president of the Sports Council in 2009, they raised MoraSpirit with the vision of inspiring university students in sports and uplifting the standards of university sports in Sri Lanka.

Yet another chapter of Inter-University games concluded yesterday (24th) at University of Peradeniya gymnasium with J’pura becoming the champions for the second consecutive year.

The Inter-University Basketball Games are off to a wonderful start this weekend at the Peradeniya University premises. The brothering universities around the country gathered at the Pera gymnasium to secure seats for the upcoming basketball matches. The preliminary rounds were held in four groups A, B, C and D for both men and women, and the champions of each group rose above for the quarterfinals and semifinals that coloured the gymnasium today.

Inter University Football Championship -2017 was commenced with a glamourous opening ceremony hosted by Uva Wellassa University. Many dignitaries were present including the Vice Chancellor of UWU as the players decorated the parade representing their respective universities. At the end of day-2 University of Jaffna, University of Moratuwa, University of Peradeniya and University of Sri Jayawardanepura were able to qualify for the play-offs.

Inter University Football Championship – 2017 will be under way tomorrow onwards at Winston Dias Stadium, Badulla. This time the tournament is hosted by Uva Wellassa University which will be worked off on 22nd, 23rd and 24th of September, 2017. Almost all the teams have arrived to Badulla to see the harvest of their hard work, dedication and commitment of past 12 months.

Pages

Receive our Newsletter

MoraSpirit Initiative,
125/56A, Peterson Lane,
Colombo 06.
info@moraspirit.com
+(94) 78 391 0804
MoraSpirit Logo
Go to top