The Past Prefects’ Association (PPA) of Zahira College Colombo conducted the “NOLIMIT 17th Zahira Super 16 Soccer 7’s” championship for the 17th consecutive year. It was held throughout the day at the Race Course Ground on October 21 and Zahira College beat Althea International School in the final by four goals to nil.
Sixteen Leading schools from the country took part in this tournament. Al – Hikma College Colombo, Alethea International School Colombo, Darussalaam College Colombo, De Mazenod College Kandana, Gateway College Colombo, Zahira College Gampola, Isipathana College Colombo, Jaffna Central College Jaffna, Lyceum International School Nugegoda, Maris Stella College Negombo, Royal College Colombo, St. Thomas’ College Colombo, St. Benedict’s College Colombo, St. Joseph’s College Colombo, T.B. Jayah Zahira College Colombo and Zahira College Colombo participated at this tournament.
Cup Champion Zahira College received Rs. 30,000 cash award and Cup runners up Alethea International School received Rs. 20, 000 cash award.
Mufaddal Ziyard of Zahira College received Most Valuable Player award, TB Jayah Zahira College Z.H.M. Amru received most Popular Player award. Zahira College Abdul Azeez received rupees 10,000 cash award for the Player of the Final. Umar Shakil of Gateway College received Highest Goal Scorer award and M.M.A. Musthaq of Zahira College received Best Goal Keeper award in this tournament.
Main Sponsor of the tournament NOLIMIT Marketing Manager Fawaz Mohamed presented champion trophy, cash award and gold medals to the winning team captain Mufaddad Ziyard and team members.
Zahira College Principal Trizviiy Marikkar, Board of Governor Chairman Fowzul Hameed, Secretary Alavi Mukthar, Scholl Football Federation Secretary Disssanayake, Zahira College Sports Committee Chairman Naina Mohamed and Old Boys Association President N.M. Shiraz also distributed awards to the wieners.
PPA President Kaleel ur Rahuman, Project Chairman Wazeem Ashroff, Media Coordinator Muzni Munas , Past Presidents and Members were also present.