Victorious Sri Lanka Netball stars arrive

September 11, 2018

The newly crowned Asian Netball Champions have arrived in the island.

NewsRadio Airport Correspondent said the Sri Lankan victorious team arrived at around 2 this morning and was received by officials attached to the Ministry of Sports and the National Netball Federation.

Sri Lanka won the 2018 Asian Netball Championship by beating Singapore 69-50 in the finals on Sunday.

The team remained unbeaten throughout the tournament and managed to defeat heavyweights like Malaysia and Hong Kong in the lead up.

Sri Lanka by virtue of qualifying for the finals also secured a place in the 2019 Netball World Cup to be held in Liverpool England.