Dialog powers 2019 President’s Gold Cup VB for 14th consecutive year | Daily News

Dialog powers 2019 President’s Gold Cup VB for 14th consecutive year

Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager - Brand and Media, Dialog Axiata PLC hands over the sponsorship cheque to Ranjith Siyambalapitiya MP, president, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation. Danapala Jayapathhna, Secretary - Tournament Committee, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation, AS Nalaka, General Secretary, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation and DIG RM Nimal Perera, Vice President, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation are also present.
Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager - Brand and Media, Dialog Axiata PLC hands over the sponsorship cheque to Ranjith Siyambalapitiya MP, president, Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation. Danapala Jayapathhna, Secretary - Tournament Committee, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s national sport and largely regarded as the nation’s biggest tournament with the highest number of participants, the President’s Gold Cup Championship, powered by premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, will spike-off this August with a record participation of over 2,500 teams and consisting 40,000 players.

The President’s Gold Cup tourney has a history spanning nearly 25 years and is hosted by the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation. The competition is worked off island wide over a period of four months, attracting teams from over 300 Grama Seva divisions. The matches will then subsequently be worked off at district and national levels. The President’s Gold Cup serves as a base to identify and funnel fresh talent to the national junior and senior pools, who in turn will undergo advance training to represent the country.

“The President Gold Cup is the most wildly followed sports tourney’s in Lanka with participation from all provinces in the country. The intensity of the competition sets the stage to attract the best of talent from the peripheries to compete and excel at a national and international level,” Ranjith Siyabalapitiya MP, President of Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation said. “I take this opportunity to extend by sincere gratitude to Dialog Axiata for supporting Volleyball at the national and international stage.”

“As a leading backer of Sri Lanka sports Dialog Axiata is pleased to have partnered with the National Volleyball Federation to promote Sri Lanka’s national sport, volleyball, by sponsoring the President’s Gold Cup for the 14th consecutive year,” Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager- Brand and Media at Dialog Axiata PLC said. “Volleyball is arguably the most played sport in Sri Lanka and has a wide audience throughout the country. I wish all teams the very best at this year’s President’s Gold Cup and the Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation for a successful tournament.”

 


 

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