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10 SLLI Wins 65 Division Badminton Tournament

65 Division Challenge Trophy Badminton Tournament was held at the Indoor Stadium in the 653 Brigade, organized by 10 Sri Lana Light Infantry troops under the patronage of the 653 Brigade on Saturday (21).

Major General Kumara Peiris, General Officer Commanding, 65 Division graced the occasion as the Chief Guest to witness the final match. Played between 10 Sri Lanka Light Infantry battalion team and 21 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry battalion team. 10 SLLI team became the Champions in 2018 after an exciting tussle.

The tournament provided more opportunities for sportsmen in under command Brigades and Battalions. Twelve teams participated in the Badminton Tournament.

Sergeant P.R. Indunil Kumara of 10 SLLI became the Best Player of the tournament. The General Officer Commanding, 65 Division awarded trophies and certificates to the winners and runners-up teams. 651 and 653 Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers, many Officers and Other Ranks participated in the final award ceremony.