Kandy Blues & Galle Golds crowned Join Champions

55th Inter- District Combined Schools Under 20 Hockey Tournament

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The 55th Inter- District combined schools under 20 tournament organized by Sri Lanka Schools Hockey Association concluded on the 30th of July 2022, crowning both Blues [Kandy] & Golds [Galle] as join Champions.

After some healthy competition between the two rivalries [Blue & Golds] the finale ended with a tie. Kushan Rathnasuriya & Bhanuka Ranasinghe scored a goal each for their respective teams Galle & Kandy.

Puththalama Schools defeated Kandy Blues 2-0 goals, to be crowned as champions in the girl’s category. The two strikes of Madushika Fernando and Dinuli Nehansa led their teams towards grabbing the title of Schools Under 20 tournament.

Most Valuable Player [Boys] – Tharusha Pallewatta [Kandy Blues]

Most Valuable Player [Girls] – Nipuni Fernando [Puththalama Schools]

Best Goal Keeper [Boys] – Avishka Maduwantha [Galle Golds]

Best Goal Keeper [Girls] – Neeliya Kaushani [Puththalama Schools]

Colombo Reds claimed victory by beating Matale Golds at the boys’ consolation finals whilst the Matale Golds girls team claimed the exact title by beating Colombo Reds at the girls’ consolation finals.