Sujan Perera & Azwar stranded in Maldives due to coronavirus

Sujan among many stranded in Maldives

Sri Lanka National Football Team’s custodian Sujan Perera has been stranded in the Maldives due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Sri Lanka’s prolific shot-stopper is among the many that are stuck in the Maldive Islands including former Sri Lanka goalkeeper Mohamed...

FFSL resorts to technology to conduct operations

The General Secretary of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL), Jaswar Umar, confirmed yesterday (26) that they are planning to continue their post COVID-19 operations with the aid of technology.  Football in Sri Lanka, just like every other sport...
Sri Lanka drop to 206th in FIFA World Rankings

FIFA Rankings: Sri Lanka 4 away from world’s last

According to the FIFA World Rankings published, Sri Lanka has dropped to and is currently 206th in the world as of 20th February 2020.  Sri Lanka failed to win their two group matches in the 2020 Bangabadhu Gold Cup which...

World Cup Qualifiers postponed

Following consultation with Asia’s member associations, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the upcoming Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 due to the Coronavirus outbreak in several countries.  The decisions are as...

AFC medical & FIFA doping control conference

The AFC Medical Officers & FIFA Doping Control Officers course successfully concluded in Sri Lanka, underlining the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) continued commitment to safeguard the health of footballers and the integrity of the sport. The four-day course, which was...

Sri Lanka Football gets Alagic

Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) introduced Amir Alagic as the newly appointed Head Coach of the Sri Lanka National Football Team. He was introduced to the media at a media briefing held at the Football House. Alagic replaces Nizam...

Defenders bow out on away goals rule

Sri Lanka’s Defenders FC drew 2-2 against Paro FC of Bhutan in the 2nd leg of AFC Cup 2020 Preliminary qualifying play off encounter at Changlimithang Stadium in Bhutan. Both teams came into the 2nd leg after drawing the...

Belated Palestine double stuns resilient Sri Lanka

Palestine secured a late 2-0 victory over a stubborn Sri Lankan outfit in their group stage fixture of the 2020 Bangabandhu Gold Cup in Bangladesh. The game kicked-off with Palestine holding onto possession and playing attacking football while Sri Lanka...

Sujan & Aakib dropped; six additions for Bangabandhu Gold Cup

The Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) has dropped Sujan Perera and Mohamed Aakib and included five experienced players into the 23-man Sri Lanka squad for the upcoming Bangabandhu Gold Cup in Bangladesh. In a surprising decision, the FFSL has...

Bhutan humiliate clueless Sri Lanka

Imperious Bhutan ran ragged past a destitute Sri Lanka with the scores reading 3-0 in Men’s Football at the 13th South Asia Games 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Sri Lanka came into the game with two draws and desperately needed a...

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