The 1st ever Penguin Trophy, 9a side over 40 football tournament, organized by the Princess Veterans Sports Club will take place on the 4th of February at Ratnam Park, Kotahena.
The tournament will have 16 teams and the matches will be held on knockout basis. 15 matches will be played on the day with the champions receiving Rs.100,000 along with the trophy while the runners-up will receive Rs.50,000. The Best Goalkeeper, Best Player of the Final and the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament will also be chosen with all three receiving Rs.5,000 in cash each.
The veterans football in Sri Lanka has been doing really well with the Colombo Veterans FC winning the Goodwill Soccer Festival in the International Masters’ Football Tournament in Dubai last year.
Princess Veterans SC – Maligawaththa Veterans – Super Star Veterans – Old Bens Veterans – Muthuwella Veterans – Aluth Kade Veterans – Java Lane Veterans – Kollupitiya Veterans – Old Cooray Veterans – Old Pietersen Veterans – Battaramulla Veterans – Wattala Veterans – Sunrise Veterans – Old Hameedia Veterans – Mahara Veterans – Slave Island Veterans
01. Slave Island Veterans v Battaramulla Veterans
02. Muthuwella Veterans v Mahara Veterans
03. Java Lane Veterans v Sunrise Veterans
04. Maligawaththa Veterans v Old Cooray Veterans
05. Wattala Veterans v Aluth Kade Veterans
06. Super Star Veterans v Princess Veterans
07. Kollupitiya Veterans v Old Pietersen Veterans
08. Old Bens Veterans v Old Hameedia Veterans
09. Winner 1 v Winner 2
10. Winner 3 v Winner 4
11. Winner 5 v Winner 6
12. Winner 7 v Winner 8
13. Winner 9 v Winner 10
14. Winner 11 v Winner 12
15. Winner 13 v Winner 14