Trinity’s football first XI participated in the U20 provincial football tournament held from the 6th to the 15th of May 2018 at the Bogambara grounds.
The Trinity team was lead by the captain, Master N. Diviyan and was assisted by the vice captain Master M.M. Sameer. The competitions began early in the morning at 8.30a.m. and a total of 30 schools participated.
The first match for Trinity was against Jabaar College, Galagedara, Trinity won the match scoring penalties. The goals were scored by M. Akeel, M.F.M. Fayaz, T. Liyanage and S. Odayar.
They went on to win the quarter-finals against Wikramabahu Vidyalaya. This also ended up in a tie with a score of 0-0 at full time. Once again Trinity won on penalties, the goals were scored by M.M. Sameer, M.F.M. Fayaz, T. Liyanage and S. Odayar.
For the semi-finals where they playing against Zahira College, Gampola. It was a very close game that ended up in a tie 1-1. Trinity lost on penalties. The goals were scored by M.F.M. Fayaz, T. Liyanage and S. Odayar.
Trinity played the final match, competing to for 3rd place, against Dharmaraja College, Kandy. Trinity College won 2-0 a, the goals were scored by M.M. Sameer and M. Akeel, and were awarded the “Runners-up” title in the U20 Provincial Football tournament. They were also selected for the All Island tournament.
Review by Sachika Boyagoda