S. Thomas’ desperate to end the Gateway streak

S. Thomas’ v Gateway Football Encounter 2023

S. Thomas’ v Gateway 4th Football Encounter 2023 – Neville De Alwis Ralph Alles Challenge Trophy

Gateway College will want to continue their dominance against S. Thomas’ College when they meet for the 4th time for the Neville De Alwis – Ralph Alles Challenge Trophy at the Racecourse Stadium on the 30th of January.

Apart from the U14, U16, Old Boys and U20 matches between S.Thomas’ and Gateway, a friendly Girls U20 game between Gateway College and Colombo International School will also take place.

Gateway College won the last three encounters (5-1, 1-0 & 2-1) under the guidance of head coach James Heath. Thomians will be captained by Mahith Perera, a former Sri Lanka U16 cap while Gateway will be captained by former Sri Lanka U20 member Samunu Kaggodaarachchi.


Gateway is coming off a good string of performances, especially in ThePapare Football Championship 2022, where they made it into the quarter-finals. Mr. Eranjith Ranasinghe will be the Chief Guest for the encounter.

Match times,

  • U14 – 10.15am
  • U16 – 11.15am
  • Girls Match – 12.15pm
  • Alumni Match – 1.20pm
  • U20 – 3.00pm

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