Sri Lanka U15 Left to India for SAFF Championship

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Sri Lanka U15 Men’s Football team left to India today, 19th August 2019 to take part in the 6th edition of SAFF Championship. The tournament set to held from 21st August to 31st August at Kalyani Stadium, Kolkata.

Sri Lanka will play along with Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India in the group stage.
Football Federation of Sri Lanka conducted trials in Colombo City League Sports complex for Colombo district players on 25th June 2019 and outstation players on 26th June 2019 to gather players for U15 National pool and 30 players continued their residential training over a month at Football Federation. Now, the final 20 players left today morning to India. The squad consists of players from all around the country.

Sri Lankan Team will be led by Rishika Yohan Seimon and Derick Neil will be the Vice-Captain of the team

Football Federation believes that the team will perform well in tournament and will be glory to the mother country.

Match Fixtures

Date

Time

Teams

21 August 2019

12:00 15:00

Nepal vs India
Sri Lanka vs Bhutan

23 August 2019

12:00 15:00

Bhutan vs Bangladesh Nepal vs Sri Lanka

25 August 2019

12:00 15:00

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka India vs Bhutan

27 August 2019

12:00 15:00

India vs Sri Lanka Bangladesh vs Nepal

29 August 2019

12:00 15:00

Bhutan vs Nepal Bangladesh vs India

31 August 2019 Final

15:00

Group Winner vs Group Runner Up

 

Seated (L-R)

Sri Lanka U15 Team

Sumetha Perera (Physiotherapist), Joseph Shehan (Goalkeeper Coach), Rishika Yohan Seimon (Captain), Dilruk Jayawardana (Team Manager), Anura De Silva (President FFSL), Jaswar Umar (General Secretary – FFSL), Aruna Sampath (Head Coach), Navah Silerin Prince (Assistant Coach)

Mid Row (L-R)

Mohammed Suhaib, Malindu Dominic, Derick Neil (Vice Captain), Tharuka Ashantha, Gavisha Senal, Chryshane Shenal, Erusha Ruwanaka, Mahith Manvidu, Theshan Jayalath.

Back Row (L-R)

Tharusha Rashmika, Inoon Ihshan, Muhammed Shakeel, Inshan Mihiran, Mohamed Haizam, Naseer Fahim, Harasara Silva, Venura Lakmina, Sayan Daani, Mohamed Hafeel.

Squad Details

PLAYERS

Jersey No

Age

School

Position

1.

K. A. THARUSHA RASHMIKA

01

15

Sri Siddhartha Kumara MV – Gampha

Goalkeeper

2.

M. VENURA LAKMINA

02

15

Veluwana MV – Colombo

Center Defender

3.

MUHAMMED SHAKEEL

03

15

Noorani Muslim MV – Mawanella

Center Defender

4.

K. A. ERUSHA RUWANKA

04

15

St. Joseph College – Colombo

Left Defender

5.

A. MALINDU DOMINIC INOSH

05

15

St. Peter’s College – Colombo

Right Defender

6.

J. G. THESHAN THUSMIKA JAYALATH

06

15

Veluwana MV – Colombo

Center Midfielder

7.

F. DERICK NEIL (VICE CAPTAIN)

07

14

St. Lucia’s College – Colombo

Left Midfielder

8.

J. W. M. RISHIKA YOHAN (CAPTAIN)

08

15

De Mazenod College – Kandana

Center Midfielder

9.

M. INSHAN MUHAMMED MIHRAN

09

15

Zahira College – Gampola

Striker

10.

N. P. MAHITH MANVIDU

10

15

St. Thomas College – Mt. Lavinia

Striker

11.

A. J. M. THARUKA ASHANTHA

11

15

President College – Kotte

Right Midfielder

12.

N. K. SAYAN DAANI

12

15

St. Lucia’s College – Mannar

Right Midfielder

13.

H. HARASARA KONDAMAL SILVA

13

15

Maliyadeva College – Kurunegala

Left Defender

14.

R. M. R. GAVISHA SENAL RAJAPAKSHA

14

15

Maliyadeva College – Kurunegala

Center Defender

15.

B. M. MOHAMMED SUHAIB

15

14

Darussalam Vidyalaya – Colombo

Striker

16.

INOON MOHAMED IHSHAN

16

15

Kingswood College – Kandy

Striker

17.

PERERA CHRYSHANE SHENAL

17

15

St. Joseph College – Colombo

Striker

18.

M. NAJAB MOHAMED HAIZAM

18

15

Noorani Muslim MV – Mawanella

Left Midfielder

19.

NASEER FAHIM

19

15

UWA College – Badulla

Goalkeeper

20.

M. H. MOHAMED HAFEEL

20

15

Zahira College – Colombo

Goalkeeper

OFFICIALS

1.

W. DILRUK JAYAWARDANA

Team Manager

2.

K. ARUNA SAMPATH

Head Coach

3.

V. D. T. NAVAH SILERIN PRINCE

Asst. Coach

4.

S. JOSEPH SHEHAN

GK Coach

5.

M. D. SUMETHA PERERA

Physiotherapist