stickers create history
By M. Shamil Amit
The Sri Lanka men's hockey team created history when
they clinched the Four Nation Invitation Hockey Tournament at the
Delta Stadium in Singapore. This incidentally is the first that
Sri Lanka has won a title in a major hockey tournament locally or
other three teams which participated in this tournament were Macau,
Taipei and hosts Singapore. The Sri Lanka hockey team led by T.M.P.P.
Abeyratne remained unbeaten right throughout the short tour. Apart
from winning the title Sri Lanka's M.M. Gazzali was named as the
most outstanding player of the tournament.
the run up to the title the Sri Lankan team beat Macau 6-2. Then
they beat Taipei in the second match 3-2 and qualified to meet host
Singapore in the final.