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Inter Division Volleyball Tournament Held

With the intention of finding potential players to represent the Sri Lanka Army, the national team, the Security Forces - East (SF-E) organized an Inter Divisional Volleyball championship tournament at 7 Sri Lanka Artillery (7SLA) grounds in Minneriya the finals were held on Thursday (26).

24 Division volleyball team secured the Championship in the finals beating the Forward Maintenance Area – East (FMA – E) team after a very close tussle. 3 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Women Corps (3V SLAWC) Volleyball team meanwhile won the Championship in the finals beating the 5 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (5V SLAWC) team.

The best performances displayed by players are as follows;

Best Player (Men) Private M. M. E Munasinghe - 24 Division

Best Player (Women) Lance Corporal S.M.M.M Samarakoon - 3(V) SLAWC

Best Attacker (Men) Private W. K. K Nishantha - FMA -E

Best Attacker (Women) Private B. H. M Dilhani - 5(V) SLAWC

Best Setter (Men) Staff Sergeant D. M. L Dissanayake - 24 Division

Best Setter (Women) Private D. M. S Disanayake - 3(V) SLAWC

Commander, SF-E, Major General Santhusitha Pananwala graced the finals and the awarding ceremony as the Chief Guest, along with the Commander, FMA –E, Major General Manoj Mudannayaka, Commandant, Infantry Training Center, Minneriya, Major General Suraj Bansajaya, General Officer Commanding, 23 Division, Brigadier Chula Abenayaka. Commandant, Army School of Logistics, Brigadier Deepal Wanniarachchi and Brigade Commanders welcomed the Chief Guest on arrival.