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Kilinochchi Civil Teams Vie in Soccer Tournament

‘Security Force- Kilinochchi Challenge Trophy’ Soccer Tournament, organized by the 652 Brigade concluded at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) playground on Tuesday (26).

Major General Wasantha Kumarapperuma, General Officer Commanding - 65 Division, graced the closing event as the Chief Guest which was held for both Army and local teams in the area.

20 Army teams vied in this Soccer Tournament. The finals in Army teams were held between 1 Gajaba Regiment team and 9 Sri Lanka Signal Corps team. 1 Gajaba Regiment (GR) team won the match with 5-3 goals after close tussles.

3 civil teams from the area and Kanagapuram Sports Club and Waddakachchi Ilankaleyar Sports Club played for the finals. However, Waddakachchi Ilankaleyar Sports Club won the match scoring 2-1 goal.

The General Officer Commanding, 65 Division and General Officer Commanding, 66 Division gave away trophies and certificates to the winners and achievers.