HNB - athletic and football champions
The Hatton National Bank athletic and football teams emerged
champions of the Mercantile Athletic meet and Mercantile Football League
In the Mercantile Athletic Meet Hatton National Bank won 16 Gold
Medals, 9 Silver and 10 Bronze Medals.
HNB Team was led by veteran Sri Lankan Athlete Dhammika Menike held
at the Sugathadasa Stadium recently.
Erandhi Gallage - 3, Padma Perera and Mahil Kushan - 2 each, P.P. De
Silva, Dhammika Menike, Sashika Samarasinghe, Shalini Fernando, Roshen
Fernando, L.D.S. Romain and Umayanga De Soysa - 1 each won the Gold
Medals at this Athletic Meet.
The Relay Team comprising Vasana Fernando, Erandhi Gallage, L.D.S.
Romain and Umanga De Soysa won 100 x 4 & 400 x 4 Gold Medals. Hatton
National Bank Football Team beat Ceylinco Group by 3 goals to 1 in the
finals of Mercantile Football League Championship 2008 played at the CR
and FC grounds.
For the winning team N.C. Abeysekera, Prasanna Athukorale and Inoka
Guneratne scored goals.
During the tournament HNB beat Lake House, Softlogic, Sri Lankan
Airlines and Hirdaramani, HNB was captained by N.C. Abeysekera.