Beach Volleyballers for Asian C’ship
Aug 5, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Four Beach Volleyballers will leave the island on August 12 for Lipunshua, China to compete in the forthcoming Asian Beach Volleyball Championships. The team will be led by Wasantha Ratnapala from Sri Lanka Navy. They will be accompanied by M. P. S. Alahakoon the manager and Prasanna Udaya Kumara the coach.
In the previous championship Sri Lanka was led Dhammika Silva of Sri Lanka Air Force. Under his captaincy the Lankans recorded good victories and reached the fourth position in the rankings.
Three of the players who played under him Wasantha Ratnapala, Mahesh Perera and Pubudu Ekanayake will be in the tour party with the new comer Asanka Pradeep. With three experienced players doing the services for the Lankan team they are capable of maintaining their position for a further period while the chances are also there for them to reach a top position during this championship