In the Foot-ball tournament as a part of the 43rd National Sports Festival the Northern Province Foot ball team has qualified for the Semi Final round. In a quarter final held at the Matara public ground, North Central Province was pitted against Northern Province.
At the out set both teams exhibited much skilled play. At lemons, both teams remained without scoring. Following the second half also ending in a goal less draw, and at the Tie-breaker the Northern Provincial team scored 3:2 victory and qualified for the Semi-finals.