Inter-Command Volleyball Championship 2023 concludes with thrilling victories to North Central and Western Naval Commands
The Navy Inter-Command Volleyball Championship - 2023 which held from 17th to 21st September 2023 concluded in a spectacular fashion at the Commander Parakrama Samaraweera Memorial Indoor Stadium, SLNS Gemunu. The North Central Naval Command emerged as the champions in the men's category and in the women's category, the Western Naval Command displayed their dominance.
The tournament was participated by a large number of volleyball players from each Naval Command. In the men's final, the North Central Naval Command and the Northern Naval Command went head to head in a thrilling contest where the North Central Naval Command won the game 3-1. For their exceptional skills throughout the match, Able Seaman LMPL Jayalatha (Libero), Leading Physical Training Instructor DWUS Lakshantha (Best Setter), Lieutenant HAM Silva (Best Attacker) and Leading Seaman MDDS Jayarathna (Best Player) won the awards.
With a score line of 3-0 in the final, the Western Naval Command women's team secured the championship against the North Western Naval Command in a dominant fashion, showcasing their impeccable strategies. Accordingly, Woman Leading Physical Training Instructor GGS Damayanthi (Best Receiver) and Woman Leading Seaman HMSM Herath (Best Player) won awards for their exceptional performances.
The closing ceremony was held under the patronage of the Deputy Area Commander of Western Naval Area Commodore Buddhika Rupasinghe. Director Sports Commodore Roshan Ahukorala, Chairman Navy Volleyball Pool Captain RJ Walgampaya, its Secretary Commander KGCM Kariyawasam and a group of officers and sailors were also present on this occasion.