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13th April 2019 13:42:45 Hours

64 Division-organized Volleyball Tournament Attracts 12 School & 16 Sports Club Teams

64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT)-organized Volleyball tournament finals got underway on Wednesday (10) at the Oddusudan school playground. This tournament was staged to enhance the skills of male and female Volleyball players in the Oddusudan area.

The tournament began on Sunday (7) and was conducted for four days and all participants got an opportunity to attend training sessions, prior to the tournament during 5-6 April.

Brigadier W.D.C.K Costa, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 64 Division organized this tournament on the instructions of Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu.

322 Volleyball players from 12 school teams, 16 sports clubs and single groups attended the tournament in Mullaittivu district.

The grand finale of male category was held between Valarmadi SC - Mulliyaweli and Ran Dedunu SC - Welioya. The Valarmadi SC - Mulliyaweli emerged as champions while the grand finale of female category was held between Ran Dedunu SC - Welioya and Nanbarhal SC – Udayarkattu North. The Ran Dedunu SC - Welioya emerged as champions.

The grand finale of schools (male) category was held between Vidyananda Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli and Thanniruttu Muslim Maha Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli. The Vidyananda Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli emerged as champions while the grand finale of schools (female) category was held between Kalaimahal Maha Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli and Vidyananda Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli. The Kalaimahal Maha Vidyalaya - Mulliyaweli emerged as champions.

Meanwhile, the Army women’s volleyball team played an exhibition match at the venue.

Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu, GOCs in SFHQ-MLT, Brigade Commanders, Senior Officers and government officials witnessed the finals.