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FIFA World Cup Trophy tour in Colombo

19 January 2018 - 505   - 0

Football’s coveted prize, the World Cup will visit Sri Lanka as one of its destinations in an around-the-world journey which will begin onJanuary 22, 2018.

The tour will reach 52 countries in the run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which starts on June 14 next year. Apart from Sri Lanka, the trophy will visit only two other South Asian countries, Pakistan and Maldives.

The trophy will reach Sri Lanka on  January 23, 2018 and will be officially handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena. BMICH will be the venue where the trophy will be displayed for public view on January 24. Later in the evening it will be taken to its next destination Maldives.

 

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