St. Joseph’s, Royal clash for Renown President’s trophy | Daily News
Under 18 schools div. 1 soccer final tomorrow :

St. Joseph’s, Royal clash for Renown President’s trophy

Defending champions St. Joseph’s College, Colombo will take on Royal College, Colombo in the All Island Schools Under 18 Division 1 Football final for the prestigious Renown President’s trophy at the Sugathadasa Stadium on Sunday, kick-off at 3.30 p.m.

St. Joseph’s have been dominating the schools’ football arena in the senior and junior section for the last few years. They are the leading scorers in the tournament with 32 goals. The team is led by Sachinthaka Perera and coached by AFC “B” license holder, Anura Sampath.

Royal College have been performing admirably in the last few seasons but to reach this year’s final is a great achievement considering they finished only third in their group.

The team is led by Sisan Prabudda and is coached by AFC “B” license holder Mohamed Roomy who took reigns at Royal College last year.

The tournament is organized by Sri Lanka Schools Football Association with Renown Football Academy part of Renown SC the leading football club in the country sponsoring the tournament for the third year in a row. The new Minister of Sports, Harin Fernando will be the chief guest.


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