The finals and prize awarding ceremony of the Inter-club Beach Kabaddi championship tournament – 2018 among national competitors that took place on Saturday (17) brought more credits to the Sri Lanka Army Kabbadi players in the final tussles, held at Tangalle beach on Saturday (17).
Saturday’s finals were witnessed by Major General Sanath Perera, Chairman, Army Kabaddi Committee and the Commander, Army Logistics Command at the Army Headquarters as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the Tangalle Kabbadi Association.
Kabaddi tournament, competed by tri-services and civil clubs continued for two consecutive days (16-17) in the seas near Tangalle. It was conducted under three main categories; Under 25, ‘A’ Division and the Super League.
Sri Lanka Army Men’s Kabbadi team below 25 years emerged as the champions defeating Sri Lanka Police 43 to 19. In the Super League category, Army woman players scoring 37 runs against Navy secured the Runeers-up slot. Army men’s in the A division became the champions against Red Cap sports club scoring 35 to 29. Under the Women’s category below 25 years Army woman players defeated Air Force women against 44 to 22 and secured the Championship.
The Championship Trophy as well as merit awards and shields to the Best players in triumphant teams were presented by Major General Sanath Perera, Chairman, Army Kabaddi Committee at the end of the ceremony.