Zahira College Colombo is all set for their second year in A Division rugby after reclaiming qualification standards to the top division in fourteen years.
The side came out with a spirited performance last year and are on course for another power-packed display this time around.
This year’s outfit will be led by Muhammar Deen who was tighthead prop last year. Minhaj Samsudeen will work as his deputy. In comparison to 2017, this year’s squad is a mix of talented newcomers and experienced players. Shamly Nawas will remain in charge this season.
He will look to get the best out of the boys unlike some of the performances last season. Early preparations are underway and the boys in good spirit already.
Thus far, Zahira College has won four league titles and produced a number of outstanding ruggerites like Hisham Abdeen, Mohammed Mushtaq, and Tony Amit.
Zahira College Squad
Muammar Deen – Captain Alaudeen Atheek
Minhaj Samsudeen – Vice Captain Misthar Himash
Mohamed Iqbal Sameer Shahid Rauf
Mohamed Anasdeen Luqman Ahamat
Shamahil Sowieto Farhan Shuaib
Akmal Meedin Imath Shane
Shameem Nassar Abdullah Ashraf
Rahuman Booso Mahdi Namiz
Tuan Zaid Thajudeen Kitchilan Arshad
Ahamed Rushdi Abdeen Amjad Fawmy
Dilhan Rameez Sharik Usuph
Ahamed Atheeq Hassan Nawaz
Coach – Shamly Nawaz
Assistant Coach – Dilan Soyza
1st Round Fixtures Fixtures For Zahira
10th March 2018 vs St.Peters College Colombo at Havelock Park
16th March 2018 vs D.S.Senananayake College at Welisara
24th March 2018 vs Isipathana College at Zahira Grounds
7th April 2018 vs Wesley College at Zahira Grounds
21st April 2018 vs Dharmaraja College Kandy at Zahira Grounds
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