A historical day for Womens football in Sri Lanka when Colombo Football Club Managment announced the first open trial session in Sri Lanka, in tending to form the first-ever Women’s Professional football team took place on 3rd of February at Colombo City Football Complex.
Nearly over 15 girls took part of the first trial session, a mix of former national and youth girls representing Jaffna, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Gampha.
Colombo FC Academy coaches Hijas,Rawme,Bodric and Niran took incharge of conducting the trial sessions, while Sri Lankan football legend and former CFC Head coach Subhani Hassimdeen joined in as an invegilator.
Sharing their experience, Miss Shanu Baskaran, Sri Lanka U-19 player representing Jaffna added “This is a great opportunity for children like us whom look at professional football career. Playing professional is my dream and thank you Colombo FC for making our dream come true”.
The Trial event was also covered by Local News Media, which would give an extra boost and publicity for women’s football
Colombo Football Club Managment are planning to conduct another trial session soo as phase two.