Dialog Powers President’s Gold Cup Volleyball for 13th consecutive year | Daily News

Dialog Powers President’s Gold Cup Volleyball for 13th consecutive year

Dialog Axiata PLC Brand & Media General Manager, Harsha Samaranayake (2nd from right) hands over the sponsorship to Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation president and Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya (centre). Others in the picture are from left: C Rathnamudali (SLVF vice president), A S Nalaka (SLVF secretary), Kanchana Jayarathne (SLVF Tournament Committee chairman)
Dialog Axiata PLC Brand & Media General Manager, Harsha Samaranayake (2nd from right) hands over the sponsorship to Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation president and Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya (centre). Others in the picture a

One of Sri Lanka’s most followed sporting events, the Presidents Gold Cup Championship, powered by Dialog Axiata PLC, will spike-off this August with the participation of over 4,000 teams, consisting of 48,000 players, in the largest sports tourney held in the country.

The President’s Gold Cup tourney which has a history spanning over two decades is sponsored by Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC for the 13th consecutive year, underscoring the company’s commitment for the development of the country’s national sport.

The President’s Gold Cup, an open tournament hosted by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation, is held over a period of five months, culminating in one team winning the coveted championship title, scheduled to take place in December. The event will attract teams across 25 districts island wide and include an under 22 event segment for men’s as well as women’s teams within the tourney. The matches will subsequently be worked off at inter district and national levels leading up to the grand finals.

“Volleyball, the national sport of Sri Lanka has one of the strongest followings amongst team sports in the country,” Ranjith Siyambalapitiya MP, President of the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation said. “The President’s Gold Cup is the biggest tournament held in Sri Lanka, with wide participation from the grassroots to national level.”

“Dialog is pleased to once again partner with the national sport of Sri Lanka for the 13th consecutive year. I wish this year’s teams partaking for the championship the very best, and the Volleyball Federation for a successful tourney,” Harsha Samaranayake, General Manager – Brand and Media, Dialog Axiata PLC said.

Dialog Axiata PLC is the official sponsor of the National Cricket and Rugby teams and is also closely associated with school’s cricket, club rugby, club football and Para Games.


 

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