Army face Navy in FA Cup final
Defending champions Army SC will face Navy SC today in the final of the FA Cup at the Jayatilleke Stadium in Nawalapitiya at 3.15 pm.
Both teams who only came into the competition from the pre-quarter final stage having finished in the top eight last year – have had considerably easy routes to the final.
Navy beat Kalutara Park 4-0, Air Force SC 1-0 and then edged out Ratnam SC 1-0 to reach the finals. Meanwhile Army SC beat Pelicans SC 1-0, Police 1-0 (though a replay was called) before beating Renown SC 5-3, following a 1-1 tie at the end of regulation time, to make the finals.The winners of the tournament will receive a Rs. 70,000 cash prize whilst the runners-up will receive Rs. 50,000.