Japanese flavour propels New Youngs; Matara City win


The three Japanese players adding strength to Wennapuwa New Youngs played a good game in Kurunegala to beat the home team Pelicans SC 3-0.


The Japanese players have gotten into their rhythm towards the latter half of the first round and are showing their worth to the Wennappuwa side. New Youngs seems to be coming back after early set back in the first 10 matches but now beating Air Force last week and Pelicans this week is back to be a competitive outfit.


Navy escapes from Up-Country

Dialog Champions league table leaders Navy traveling to Nawalapitiya Jayathileka Stadium just managed to beat the home team Up Country Lions 1-0. Up country Lions fielding a Serbian player and 2 Nigerians held formidable Navy to 0-0 at half time. 


Saunders beat Thihariya Youth

Saunders who were thriving for victory just managed to overcome the new comers Thihariya Youth SC at Gampaha Sri Bodhi Grounds. Saunders striker Indreewa Udara scored in the first half to make it 1-0 at lemons.


Don Bosco wins in bottom table clash

Don Bosco coming back with a good win played a combined game at Police Park. Police too played well but could not keep the same rhythm even after scoring the first goal at 11th minutes through Damith Pathirana. But they could not get the home advantage and let 2 goals for Don Bosco at the additional time of the first half in 46th and 48th minutes. Don Bosco scored through MEG Dural and WAP Silva respectively. At half time Don Bosco led 2-1 and managed to hold Police till the end to win by 2 -1.


Negombo Youth hold off Nandimithra

Negombo youth one time Champions  of the  League has come back in style to be a formidable team this season with a winning streak beat Nandimithra 2 goals to 1.  U. H. A. K. Silva scored the first goal for Negombo Youth in the 38th minute and another goal scored by Kasun Jayasuriya in the 52nd minute.

Ton Tonbe scored a goal for Nandimithra SC at the 62nd minute.


Matara City defeat Renown

Matara playing at home played well to beat Renown who had been performing wheel in the last few games. They scored 2 goals to 1 and picked up 3 valuable points.