MHA conducts knock-out tournament

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The Mercantile Hockey Association, formed in 1952, this year celebrates 70 years of hockey administration in the Mercantile sector. Since then, the Association has contributed immensely to Sri Lanka hockey and kept the game alive in the Mercantile sector by conducting tournaments consistently, participating at the Hockey Nationals and producing many national hockey caps for the country.

Following the successful league tournament conducted in June, MHA have made arrangements to conduct a knock-out tournament commencing 15 July at the Astro Turf, Torrington. 13 teams will compete in three divisions – A (for the HATNA Trophy), B (for the MAS Challenge Trophy) and C (for the Commercial Bank Trophy).

A Division: HNB ‘A’, Commercial Bank ‘A’, Sampath Bank ‘A’

B Division: Allianz Insurance, Commercial Bank ‘B’, Hayleys Group, HSBC

C Division: Browns Group, HNB ‘B’, John Keells, MAS Holdings, Seylan Bank, Singer

The curtain raiser will be the ‘C’ Division match between Seylan Bank and Browns Group.