OBU UK BRANCH SUPPORTS THE TENNIS DEVELOPMENT EFFORT AT ST.BENEDICTíS COLLEGE
Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on February 21 2017 12:22:32

Mr. Balraj Rajaratnam (former College Cricketer 1982/83) from OBU UK delivered a consignment of 20 Brand new Tennis Racquets donated by the members of the OBU UK Branch, in support of the effort to develop Tennis at college. Mr. Ranjit Fernando (former Tennis player & National Cricketer) initiated the project to have three hard courts at the college quadrangle to revive the sport. His brother Sunil Fernando (Cricket Captain in 1964) domiciled in UK and the members of the OBU UK Branch, readily responded to our request by donating these racquets for the Senior Tennis players at College.

The Director Rev. Bro. Henry Dissanayake accepted the consignment of racquets in the presence of the Sports Coordinator Rev. Bro. Pravin Vaz, Tennis Master in Charge Mr. Shanthilal Perera & Kumar Sabaratnam from Old Bens Sports Club.

The presentation was made on 14th February 2017.

Special thanks to the members of the OBU Ė UK Branch, for their kind gesture to our Alma Mater.