The Sri Lankan team has been nominated for the 8th World Carrom Championship starting in Malaysia under the leadership of Nishantha Fe ando, the world carrom champion of the Sri Lanka Navy.
It is notable that 19-year-old Tashmila Kavindi of Nugegoda Mahamaya girl was included for the first time in this year's team, which includes four male and female players each.
Apart from this, Suraj Madhuwantha from Sri Lanka Army, Udesh Chandima Perera from Sri Lanka Air Force, Shaheed Hilmi from Petroleum Statutory Corporation are included in the men's team, while the women's team includes veteran players Joseph Rosita of Sri Lanka Navy along with Rebecca Dalrin and Madhuwanti Gunadasa of Sri Lanka Army. will be
Mr. Langley Mathias is the manager of the team.
Nearly 250 athletes from 17 countries are going to join this year's Carrom World Championship, which will be held from October 3rd to 7th.
It includes many countries including France, Germany, Canada, South Korea, Japan, India, Pakistan, which are the strongest countries in the world carrom game.