Janashakthi Insurance emerged victorious at the Mercantile ‘B’ Division Hockey Championship finals against Commercial Bank earlier this week at the Astro Turf in Colombo.
Led by Christo Tissera, the Janashakthi team progressed to the finals following a close encounter against Singer Sri Lanka in the semifinals which they won 1-0.
The team’s strengths proved to be crucial on the field during their final battle of the championship against Commercial Bank as the score remained 1-1 at the end of regulation. Janashakthi was however successful during the penalty shootout, where they held their nerve to clinch the title 3-2.
The victorious Janashakthi hockey team comprised Lushantha Perera, Malinda Pushpakumara, Chathura Jayathunge, A.R.P. Sandaruwan, Susantha Dissanayake, Udara Gintota, Laxmananraj Ganeshkumar, Christo Tissera (Captain), Tharindu Ranaweera, Nadun Rambukpotha, Gihan Peiris, Selvakumar, Chamara Dharmawardena and Sath Rathnaweera.