Chalani Ekanayake scored a brace as Sri Lanka win Maldives

  • 2019-03-15

March 15, 2019 - Chalani Ekanayake scored a brace as Sri Lanka win Maldives 2-0 to advance to semifinals of the SAFF Women’s Championship 2019 today held at Sahid Rangashala, Biratnagar.

R.M Chalani Kumari Ekanayake had put Sri Lanka ahead with a rebound off Skipper I.L Erandi K Liyanage's free kick in the 40th minute.

After the break, Ekanayake fired the ball over Maldives goalie Aminath Leeza after collecting a neat pass from M. Achala Sanjeewani Perera in the 50th minute of the match.

Suffering two consecutive losses in the group matches Maldives also now makes an exit from the championship with Bhutan from Group 'A'. 

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