Sri Lanka football has gained by way of a fully equipped Futsal Stadium that was ceremoniously opened with an exhibition match between Lyceum Wattala and Colombo Gateway on Friday (5 June).
The new stadium was opened at X Sports, 184 Central Road, Matakkuliya and is of international standard constructed with an artificial turf.
“The main idea is to promote futsal among the school children and we are willing to offer the ground free of charge to schools that are willing to take part in futsal,” elaborated Naushad Nuhuman who is the Sports Director of X Sports Arena.
Nuhuman also said that they will collaborate with the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) to promote futsal and make it a professional sport in the near future.
The X Sports Arena was built at the cost of Rupees 15 million will also have facilities of a well equipped gymnasium where qualified instructors and trainers will assist the players.