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11th January 2019 13:42:28 Hours

RECONCILIATION CRICKET TOURNAMENT HELD IN KANTHALE

222 Brigade organized a softball cricket tournament at Kanthale Bathiyagama Public Grounds on Monday (07) aimed at strengthening spirits of harmony and reconciliation among the different ethnicities.

A total of 15 sports clubs in Kanthale area participated in the tournament which was organized under the guidance of the General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Nevil Weerasinghe and under the supervision of Commander 222 Brigade Brigadier Deepal Pussella.

Out of 15 cricket teams, Super Kings Sports Club and Agrabodhi Sports Club were selected for the final match. After a tough encounter, Super Kings Sports Club emerged champions in the tournament which drew to a closure amidst a large gathering of cricket fans.

General Officer Commanding 22 Division Major General Nevil Weerasinghe attended the awarding ceremony as the Chief Guest and distributed trophies and certificates for the winners. A group of religious dignitaries, Commander 222 Brigade Brigadier Deepal Pussella, Commander 224 Brigade Colonel Prasanna Ediriweera and representatives of civil society were also among the gathering.