Sri Lanka Army's Handball Committee for the first time in its history launched the maiden ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ on Tuesday at the Panagoda Indoor Stadium. 23 Men's teams and 5 Women's teams took part in the island wide competition.
The entry free Sri Lanka Handball Championship will run from 4th to 8th of December .
Directorate of Sports in the Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Army Handball Committee have played a significant role to promote handball as a sport in Sri Lanka since it was introduced to Sri Lanka in 2009. Sri Lanka Army is the only organization that has staged handball tournament of this magnitude to date.
Major General Bimal Vidanage, Quarter Master General of the Sri Lanka Army graced the brief inaugural ceremony of the ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ as the Chief Guest.