By Susil Premalal
The Sri Lanka Volleyball Federation (SLVB) has decided to conduct the Munchee National Super League Volleyball Championship for men and women from February 20.
The preliminary round of this competition will take place at Volleyball House in Dadella with the participation of ten men’s teams and eight women’s team, according to SLVB Secretary A.S. Nalaka.
The women’s tournament will begin on February 20 and the men’s competition on February 23.
SL Navy will meet Ratanapala SC, Mahauwewa in the opening match of the Super League Women’s Championship on February 20 at 9:00 a.m. SL Army, SL Ports Authority, MAS Casualline and Hirdramani SC, SL Navy, NYSC and Ratanapala SC, Mahausweva ‘B’ teams are competing in this tournament.
Ceylon Electricity Board will meet Ocean Lanka SC in the opening match of the Men’s Super League on February 23 at 9:00 a.m.
The ten teams taking part in this tournament are SL Army, CEB, SL Navy, Police, Ocean Lanka( A), Ports Authority Bitu Link Group, SL Air Force, NYSC, Vasana SC ( B). The final of both the men’s and women’s Super League will be worked off on March 13 at NYSC Maharagama.
Sponsored by Ceylon Biscuits Ltd, the winners of this tournament will receive Rs. 150,000 and the runners-up Rs. 100,000 while both the third-placed team will get Rs. 50,000.