Sixteen university teams from different parts of the country will compete in the prestigious Elite Football League of India (Pvt) Ltd – Sri Lanka University Flag Football League to be held at the C.R. & F.C. Grounds on June 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to the Director, Dilroy Fernando, Elite Football League of India (Pvt) Ltd.
Dilroy Fernando, regarded as the best rugby football referee produced by Sri lanka with the distinction of having blown at top international tournaments, is no stranger to sports. The former CR & FC and Sri Lanka rugby player has been a livewire in recent years introducing American Football which has now taken root in the country due to Dilroy’s untiring efforts. A key figure in the country’s rugby administration some years ago when he was the CEO, Fernando has not been the happiest man the way things have been going on the local rugby scenario in recent times of which he has been a vehement critic in the interest of the sport.