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DSI Super Sports Schools Volleyball from April 27

Here Thusitha Rajapaksha, the Managing Director of D. Samson and Sons (Pvt) Ltd (3rd from right) handing over the sponsorship cheque to the President of Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation Ranjith Siyabalapitiya, while from (left to right) Athula Wijewardhana, Deputy Director Of Education – Ministry Of Education, Kanchana Jayarathne - Chairman- Tournament Committee Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation, A. S. Nalaka - General Secretary of Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation, Sunil Jayaweera - Advisor for Minister of Educ
Here Thusitha Rajapaksha, the Managing Director of D. Samson and Sons (Pvt) Ltd (3rd from right) handing over the sponsorship cheque to the President of Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation Ranjith Siyabalapitiya, while from (left to right) Athula Wijewardhana

The prestigious schools volleyball tournament, DSI Super Sports All Island Schools Volleyball Championship in collaboration with Sri Lanka’s leading footwear manufacturer DSI Company for the 19th occasion will commence on April 27. Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation and Sri Lanka Schools Volleyball Association of the Ministry of Education are organising the event to provide the youngsters opportunity to display their talents in the national sport.

The championship initiated in 1999 by DSI with a total of 198 teams while this year the organizers expect the participation of over 5,000 teams from across the country.

The tournament will be conducted in five age groups of under 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19 for both girls and boys titles. The under 11 category has been added for the first time last year to attract youngsters to the national sport.

The tournament will be held at both, district and national levels. District level matches will start from April 27 to May 5 and the national level matches from May 1 to July 7. The final matches will be on July 27 and 28 at National Youth Center, Maharagama.

The applications could be collected from respective schools and all DSI showrooms across the island. Completed applications should be forwarded to The Marketing Department, D. Samson and Sons, No. 257, High Level Road, Navinna, Maharagama before March 29.

“It is a significant occasion for us at DSI, as 2019 marks the 19th year of the DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship.

It is both pleasure and privilege for DSI to sponsor this much-anticipated annual event, which serves as a platform of recognition for the talented young sportsman/women from schools across the island. It is also our hope that the DSI Supersport Schools Volleyball Championship will play a crucial role in developing and popularizing volleyball as the national sport of our country,” said Thusitha Rajapaksha, Managing Director of D. Samson and Sons.

 


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