Past rugby players of Zahira College to honor war heroes
Past rugby players of Zahira College, Colombo will honor war heroes
who sacrificed their lives during the war against terrorism with a
felicitation ceremony, tomorrow from 3.00 pm onwards at the college
grounds, titled as “Zahira Ranaviru Challenge Trophy 2012”.
The main event will include a match between past rugby players and
present boys and an exhibition match between chairman of Board of
Governors team and Zahira Old Boys’ Rugby Association (ZOBRA) team. The
families of war heroes will be felicitated after the matches. The event
was conducted for several years by the group of 90’s in memory of late
Major Ifthikar Yoonus who was a past first fifteen rugby captain. In
2009, it was transformed to pay tribute to all servicemen who sacrificed
their lives for the country. The event is organized by ZOBRA for the
third successive year.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party Colombo District Organizer Fawzan Anver will
be the chief guest.
Organizers invite all past rugby players, old boys’ and well wishers
to participate in this memorable event.