Ten Provincial Under-19 teams will be pitted against each other in the Super U-19 Provincial Tournament that began on April 19 (Tuesday).
The teams will be packed with leading schoolboy and club players from their respective provinces. These players get the opportunity to showcase their talent and be listed for further representative opportunities at higher levels. They will be earmarked for selection to the junior national team when the need arises.
Some of these schoolboy players have also represented the national junior team in recent times.
The matches will be played over two days and the two leading teams from the two groups will meet in the final, scheduled for May 10 at the
R. Premadasa Stadium.
The preliminary round matches will be played in Galle, Panadura, Mattegoda, FTZ Katunayake, Panagoda and Colombo.
Group A: Western Province North, Western Province Central, Uva Province, Northern Province and NWP Province.
Group B: Western Province South, NCP Province, Eastern Province, Central Province and Southern Province.