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Ammar the football star from Kalutara

Kalutara Muslim Central College football team
Kalutara Muslim Central College football team

Mohamed Nasser Mohamed Ammar one of the most outstanding football players of the Kalutara education zone in the Kalutara District is a multi talented 18 year old Advance level student who has various achievements in the history of Muslim Central College Kalutara in education and sports at school level to national level bringing honour and fame to his parents and school.

Mohamed Ammar with his Oxford President Cup man of the match award  

Ammar who was born on 2003 July 13 as the youngest child of Mohamed Casim Mohamed Nasser and Sithi Fiza at Wettumakade, Kalutara. has three elder brothers Mohamed Yasir, Mohamed Mafaz, Mohamed Ishak and two elder sisters Fatima Sumaiya and Fatima Asma.

Ammar joined Kalutara Muslim Central College in January 2008 and excelled in academic activities from grade one to nine at an early age. He followed in the footsteps of his elder brothers and joined the K.M.C.C. school football team in 2017 and participated in school level to, divisional, zonal, district, provincial, national level football tournaments.

In 2020 he was selected as the man of the match in the final of the inter school Invitation Oxford president Cup football championship 2020 which was organised by the Hameed Al Husseini College Colombo.

As a result of his immense talents at school level, he was included in the famous Kalutara Blue star football team in Sri Lanka at a young age and he was instrumental in the victory of the 2021 Sri Lanka premier League football champions blue star team, Apart from this he represented the blue star team at the AFC preliminary tournament in India and Nepal in April 2022.

Ammar said I love football so much, but in the past two years our training has been affected to some extent due to Covid-19. and limited sports resources found in our school were detrimental to the progress of my sports career but the encouragement and guidance of the school principal M.N.M. Nafraz, vice principals, sports teacher in charge N. Kulathunge, football coach Mohamed Imtiyas and parents was instrumental in my successful sports career.

He also said if better training facilities and assistance are available his ambition in to showcase his talents and bring pride to the school and motherland at national and international level. 

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