Kandy Sports Club retained the league title this year too, they have one more game, but the cup is sure for them. They have won all their second round matches. And for a record 18th time league title-in the following years – 1994,1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Heartiest Congratulations to Kandy Sports Club Players!
These players made the hill capital proud! In a tough league competition – They earned the first place for which the team grew exponentially and competed well at the highest levels of competition. So, the defending champions Kandy Sports Club were able to stun Havelocks Sports Club beating them 26-11. A game it served as a microcosm of Kandy’s improvements, be it the response to adversity, the dominant set-piece, or the clinical way they finished off their four tries.
Havelocks SC with high hopes to win the league, but all their hopes went up in smoke as Kandy SC tore Havelocks SC to shreds. Havelocks SC were terrible in the first half, then in the second half, they were hanging on by their fingernails. Although the Park Club had home advantage and playing under lights with master tactician Ronnie Ibrahim the coach guiding the team well this year, all this went astray as Kandy staged a powerful performance to win the game convincingly.