Former Sri Lanka hockey player Rajah Jayasooriya passed away on Thursday (June 25th) aged 69 and his remains lie at residence at No 584/8, Mahakatuwana Road, Homagama.
Rajah represented Sri Lanka at the Asian Games of 1966 and 1970.
His late father was Sri Lanka’s hockey legend Walter Jayasooriya.
Rajah’s late son Esanka Jayasooriya too played hockey for Sri Lanka as goal keeper.
Funeral will be on Saturday (June 27) at the Niyandagala Cemetery at 5 pm.