St. Peter’s emerged convincing winners of the ‘Very Rev. Fr. Joe E. Wickramasinghe and Very Rev. Fr. Stanley Abeyasekera Challenge Trophy’ when they beat rivals St. Joseph’s 2-1 in their annual soccer encounter played at Bambalapitiya.
The tally in the series stands in favour of the Peterites who have won 14 encounters compared to 12 by the Josephians. One match saw the tie declared as joint champions.
Johan Wickramasinghe captained the Peterite side and Mayuraka Perera captained the Josephian side. Nigel Forbes, a distinguished Old Peterite and past soccer captain graced the occasion as the chief guest.