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Basket Ball Becoming Popular Among Soldiers in Wanni

Security Force Headquarters Wanni’s (SFHQ-W) 21 Division basket ball players after a very close contest on the final day of the Inter Divisional Basket Ball Championship 2014, defeating their 54 Division counterparts, carried away the 2014 Championship on Tuesday (16).

A large gathering of spectators, including Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, SFHQ-W as the Chief Guest for the finals, watched the contest.

The Best Shooter of the tournament was Lieutenant N.A.A.L Madushanka from 54 Division and Private D.M Ranasinghe from 21 Division clinched the Best Player award in the tournament.

Major General P.U.S Vithanage, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 21 Division,  Major General K.M.U Wijerathne, GOC, 54 Division, Brigadier D.S Weerasekara, Commander, Forward Maintenance Area (FMA)-North Central, Brigadier Ranula Rajakaruna, Brigadier Admin and Quartering (BAQ), SFHQ-W, Brigadier Puraka Senavirathne, Brigadier General Staff (BGS), SFHQ-W, Brigadier D.T Gamage, Brigade Commander, 211 Brigade, Brigade Commanders, officers and large number of other ranks were associated with the final day arrangements.