A Futsal tournament targeted for Maldivians living in Sri Lanka, organized by Maldives Educational and Cultural Centre (MECC) began on Monday.
The aim of the tournament is to create opportunities for Maldivians to participate in social activities.
The tournament was inaugurated by the chief guest, Embassy’s third secretary Abdul Rasheed Adam.
MECC said the main aim of the tournament was to provide the chance for children in their Futsal Youth Development Program to take part in matches and to teach sport related discipline to the participants.
The tournament is categorized into three age groups; Under 9, Under 11 and Under 14.
The final match of the tournament will be played on February 25.