Colombo Veterans Sports Club will take part in the 10th International Masters Goodwill Soccer Festival to be held in KwaZulu Natal veterans Football Club in South Africa between October 2 and 8, 2015.
Apart from Colombo Veterans SC, masters or veterans teams from India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Mauritius, United Arab Emirates and South Africa have also confirmed of their participation.
The Inaugural Tournament was held in Singapore in 2006 and Sri Lanka’s Colombo Veterans SC were the proud winners by beating the host nation in the final.
The club was formed in the early 2000 and R. Puvanendran, the founder President is the live wire of the club and has sponsored the trip every year.
He is also the President of the City Football League and lends a helping hand to all member clubs. He also served as a vice president at the FFSL for a considerable period.
The touring members of Colombo Veterans are:
R. Puvanandiran, M.S.M. Badurdeen, M.S.M. Faiz, M.S.M. Feroze Inham, K. Ramar, Jayasantha Liyanage, Jagath Rohana, Priyantha Liyange, Samantha Perera, Mohamed Hishamudee, Mohamed Imthisam, Maxi Lettran, Bandara Gunathilaka, Hettiarachchi Dilip Kumara, Anura Sampath, Mohamed Faysal, Mohamed Kabeer, Tuan Sameem, Priyantha Perera and Neil Chrisantha.