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South Asian quadrangular netball tourney in March

NETBALL: The Netball Federation of Sri Lanka will conduct a South Asian level invitation netball tournament in March at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.

Sri Lanka together with India, Pakistan and Maldives will play in this tournament.

According to a senior official of the Netball Federation of Sri Lanka all three countries - India, Pakistan and Maldives have accepted the invitation. The dates of the tournament will be known shortly.

The tournament will be played on a league basis and the best two teams will clash in the final.

The NFSL official added that the netballers to represent Sri Lanka will be picked from the National Development pool. The NFSL has already named the pool and is awaiting the approval of the Sports Ministry.

The official further said that Barbados netball team will be in Sri Lanka in August to play a series of matches with the Sri Lanka team.

They are making this trip to Sri Lanka to play warm-up games prior to the World Championships to be held in Thailand October. The NFSL is also making arrangements to play more international matches before the World Championships.

The NFSL will have to find the necessary finances for our netballers to play abroad. The NFSL will be looking for sponsors and also expect the fullest support from the Sports Ministry.


Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
Sri Lanka
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