A football tournament, organized with the intention of enhancing football skills among sportsmen and women in the general areas of Mullaittivu on a suggestion made by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT), got underway on Saturday (16) under the close supervision of Brigadier Aruna Ariyasingha, General Officer Commanding, 68 Division.
The inaugural ceremony of the tournament was held with 32 soccer teams in the area at Iranapalai public ground, Pudukuduirippu public ground, 18 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment play ground and the 68 Division playground. More than 200 footballers representing different civil clubs vied in the tournament where Army Officers and Other Ranks attended as observers. The first round of the matches was concluded during the day.
The finals of this mega tournament will be held on 2 March at the Pudukuduirippu public ground.