Ritzbury, together with Sri Lanka Squash Federation kicked off the 28th Junior National Squash Championship 2017 with the finals held on Sunday, 7th January 2018 at the Ratmalana Air Force Squash Courts.. Ritzbury, Sri Lanka’s number one chocolate brand manufactured by Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL), once again gave a boost to the country’s junior squash players. Uplifting Sri Lankan sports is one of the CSR ethos of the organization. Ritzbury has been sponsoring the squash championship consecutively for ten years.
Considered one of the premier junior tournaments of the country, this year’s championship had the participation of over 250 young players representing various parts of the country. This year’s tournament featured all regular events, boys and girls under 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19 including few novices events tailor made to attract new entrants to the game of squash.
Sharing the thoughts on the sponsorship, Cdr. Priyadarshana Jayawardana, Secretary – Sri Lanka Squash Federation stated, “We are proud to have the assistance of a conglomerate like CBL and wish to extend our sincere thanks to Ritzbury for being with us for the past decade. Ritzbury is a brand which continually supports young Sri Lankan sports enthusiasts and Ritzbury’s presence in this tournament has been able to raise the profile of the squash game in Sri Lanka.
“We are proud to sponsor the Junior National Squash Championship for the 10th consecutive year. It is very encouraging to see the standard of the game progressing rapidly with some of our players performing outstandingly well in regional championships” said Nilupul de Silva, Marketing Manager of CBL Foods.
The Final matches were followed by an award ceremony at Ratmalana Air Force squash courts.