Highlanders Sports Club from Ratnapura will make their debut in the Dialog Champion League this year. This was made possible when they piped Moragasmulla SC in the Division I final 1/nil thus making them eligible to enter the big league.
The final was evenly contested with both teams displaying good soccer until the last minute. During the first session of play none of the teams were able to find the net.
During the second half too the scores remained nil all until play went into injury time and the Highlanders’ SC strikers went on the stringent offensive and gained this great achievement. It was striker H.D. Perusinghe who penetrated the Moragasmulla SC defence line to find the net and also took his side to the Dialog Champions League Tourney 2015.
This victory by the Highlanders SC was also their first Division I title success by them and received the Trophy plus a cash award of Rs. 300,000 while the runners-up received Rs. 200,000.