Fairfirst supports the Mercantile Cricket Association for the 5th successive year

25 May 2023 | News

Fairfirst, a passionate advocate of Sri Lanka’s sporting fraternity extends its support to the Mercantile Cricket Association (MCA) for the 5th consecutive year as the sponsor to the MCA “F” Division 25-Over League Tournament 2023.

The tournament consisting of 31 teams pooled into 4 groups will battle it out for the Fairfirst Trophy which will be conducted in 02 stages; the “league” stage, which is already underway will conclude on the 28th of March 2023; the “Knock-out” stage, the pre quarter finals on 01st & 02nd April; the Quarter finals on 05th April, the Semi Finals on 09th April and the final on 22nd April at MCA.

“Fairfirst is built on a culture that influences a sporting lifestyle. And playing our part in uplifting the sporting fraternity makes us feel proud that we’re able to nurture young talent and influence them to grow their capabilities,” stated Sandeep Gopal – CEO of Fairfirst Insurance.

Sanjay Siriwardena – Chief Sales Officer added, “We have always been a passionate supporter of local talent. And supporting the MCA for the 5th successive year is one of those great opportunities for us to fuel and recognise sportsmanship within the local and corporate community.”

Fairfirst have already made their presence felt as reigning champions – starting from 2018 they took part in the MCA G Division and emerged runners-up in the tournament; 2019 they were the F Division champions; 2022 they became the E-Division runners-up and wound up the year with a success story of becoming the Champions in the Premier League Tournament.

Fairfirst Insurance serves individuals, businesses, and institutions across this beautiful island through a versatile workforce of 1400 spread across their comprehensive branch network, affinity partners and leading brokers in the market. Working as a close-knit team, pushing boundaries, and embracing a fun-at-work culture enables them to be the best at what they do, both on and off the field.

Image caption: Chief Executive Officer, Fairfirst Insurance Limited Sandeep Gopal, handed over the sponsorship package to the President of MCA Nalin Wickramasinghe. Also present: Chief Sales Officer, Sanjaya Siriwardena & National Head Affinity, Nelum Weragoda (both from Fairfirst Insurance Limited), General Secretary, Tarindra Kaluperuma, and Assistant Secretary cum Chairman Sponsorship Committee, Rohan Somawansa (both from MCA).

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