EFL steps up to play a key role in the rejuvenation of Sri Lanka Rugby | Daily News

EFL steps up to play a key role in the rejuvenation of Sri Lanka Rugby

Saif Yusoof - the Managing Director of EFL handing over the jersey to Rear Admiral H.A.U.D. Hettiarachchi – the Sri Lanka Rugby Vice President and Chairman of Women’s Development and High Performance
Saif Yusoof - the Managing Director of EFL handing over the jersey to Rear Admiral H.A.U.D. Hettiarachchi – the Sri Lanka Rugby Vice President and Chairman of Women’s Development and High Performance

EFL, the most technologically advanced forerunner in 3PL in Sri Lanka, reaffirms its support to the sport of rugby by stepping forward during this challenging times as one of the main sponsors of both Sri Lanka Rugby Women’s and the Under 24 Men’s Team.

“We have long considered ourselves a serious patron of sports because we believe the lessons learnt help us to enhance our competitiveness and team spirit. This partnership has a very strong bond with our commitment towards empowering women. We are hopeful that this support will pave the way to build a valuable talent pool for Women’s Rugby all the way up to the national level, so that Sri Lanka can compete on the world stage with a strong and skilled team” said Saif Yusoof - the Managing Director of EFL,

The President of Sri Lanka Rugby, Rizly Illyas said, “This is a significant partnership for the development of women’s rugby and a pathway to nurture young talent.

This partnership is a testament of Sri Lanka Rugby’s commitment to support the vision and mission of . Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa of raising the standards of all sports. SLR’s partnership with EFL began when EFL stepped forward during times of uncertainty to help Sri Lanka Rugby by airfreighting Kids rugby balls from Mumbai. When I went to thank EFL for their generosity, We learned about EFL’s commitment to gender equality and their interest to champion and develop women’s rugby as well as inspire young talent to play rugby.”

“I would also like to thank True Digital PVT Ltd for designing the Women’s Jersey at short notice.” “This year we will have a special drive through the Provincial unions to double our numbers, identify talent and increase competitiveness in our national side” said Rear Admiral H.A.U.D. Hettiarachchi – the Sri Lanka Rugby Vice President and Chairman of Women’s Development and High-Performance.