Shaleena Peiris of Visakha to lead Junior Water Polo Team (Girls’) for SAAC 2016

Visakha’s very own water polo skipper Shaleena Peiris would be leading the Sri Lankan Junior Water Polo Team (Girls’) for the South Asia Aquatic Championship (SAAC) that would kick off at the Sugathadasa Indoor Swimming Pool Complex on 18th of October 2016.

She would be assisted by another fellow Visakhian - Tusari Ekanayake; as the deputy of the Sri Lankan Junior Water Polo Team (Girls’) for SAAC. The girls’ team comprises of players from Visakha Vidyalaya, Ladies’ College and Bishop’s College.

Only Sri Lanka and India would participate in water polo in the South Asian region. Thus, the Sri Lankan and Indian teams would play each other in a five match series starting from the 19th of October where the water polo matches are scheduled to be commenced after the completion of the swimming events at 7.00 p.m.

Congratulations Shaleena and Tusari and we wish you all the very best for the up-coming matches!

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