Gateway wins three Basketball Championships in a row


Gateway College Juniors comfortably beat Elizabeth Moir School 31-8 in the semi-final and Colombo International School 19-10 in the final to win the Under-13 Inter-International Schools’ Basketball Championship hosted by the Colombo International School Colombo. Earlier in the year, Gateway secured the Under-17 and 19 Championships.

In the group stage, Gateway met with little resistance as they beat Wycherley International School 40-2, Lyceum International School Nugegoda 35-0, Gateway College Kandy 48-7 and the British School in Colombo 40-11.

Usman Shafraz was named The Best Defensive Player and Ashain Thevarapperuma as The Most Valuable Player. Gateway’s outstanding performances during recent years, where they have won several National and International School tournaments, has set the stage for a few of its players to represent the country in Basketball.