Making Winning a Forte, Fairfirst Insurance Wins the Championship in the Mercantile Netball Open Mix Division Tournament

22 November 2022 | News

Team Fairfirst once again portrayed their prowess in extracurriculars by winning their latest championship in Netball at the 2022 Mercantile League Netball Tournament Open Mix Division. As finalists, team Fairfirst met team Citizens Development Business Finance at the indoor courts of St. Joseph’s College Colombo, where the final scoreboard read 21 – 5.

Over the years, the entity was able to secure several titles in annual netball tournaments, through which they developed their skills to achieve the title of champions this year. Both teams; the women’s and mixed, portrayed their noteworthy talents by giving their maximum effort. The women’s team won 4th place in Division C while the mixed team emerged as champions among eight teams competing under two groups. In addition, Nimesh Fernando won the special award as the Male Player of the tournament along with the team winning the award for the Best Team Attire. This accomplishment was enabled by the combined efforts and dedication of the management and employees alike.

Commenting on the win, Captain of Fairfirst’s mixed netball team and national-level basketball player, Shehan Udayanga stated, “Winning this championship was a really good feeling. There are two things that I believe were the sole reasons for this win. One, the dedication and commitment of my team and coach, and two, the company that has continued to support its employees throughout their sports careers and interests. We plan on keeping this momentum to place the Fairfirst name high as a significant company across the island.”

The Chief Operating Officer and Netball Team Manager, Dhilan Mitchell expressed his views by saying, “Congratulations on an amazing job by the team! Having witnessed the journey that our team has had over the years to achieve this feat has been an immense pleasure. Fairfirst knows that having fun at work is vital for everybody to deliver their best performances. This is why we encourage our employees to shine in their preferred activities and we’ve learnt from experience that a happier work environment produces the best results.”

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.

Picture Caption: Fairfirst wins the Championship in Netball at the 2022 Mercantile League Netball Tournament Open Mix Division