Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajiuun!
Al Haj Mohamed Samsudeen Macan Markar, the founder
President of Zahira College Group of Sixties passed away
on 26th July 2013 after a brief illness. Janaza leaves
residence at Galle Face Court 2, Colombo 3 at 10 am on
Saturday 27th July 2013.
* Recent happenings - Member's Day 2013
* Member's Day 2013
College Group of Sixties
Members Day Get Together & Picnic
Land Estate-Neboda, Mathugama
Group of Sixties has organized an excursion for
members and their families for a day out at LANGS LAND
ESTATE, NEBODA, MATHUGAMA.
has been selected for its natural scenic beauty and
countryside atmosphere. The Estate Bungalow provides
ample space for relaxation and is also equipped with a
Swimming Pool for kids and adults, for fun and frolic.
We want to
make this an occasion for members and their families to
unwind themselves and Interact in friendly banter with
other members, while swapping stories of old times
within the portals of Zahira, where many of us have
time from Colombo is approx. 2 hours and arrangements
have been made for transport from Colombo by bus.
are as follows :
Rs.500/- per head (includes Lunch, Tea and Transport)
under 7yrs.- 300/- per head
We shall appreciate if
you would kindly confirm your participation by returning
the enclosed Confirmation slip to reach us before 20th
further details please contact :
Bin Ahamed (Chairman ) 0752 000100
Hamdoon 0777 384332
Hassen 0719 999759
Muheed 0777 728275
Ice breakers, games to
test your skills, swimming at the Natural Pool, Cricket
Match, Football Match, Musical Chairs and many more
All Members and their immediate families.
Those who have their transport may
come on their own.
can board Special Bus at two pick up points; Zahira
College and near Keells Supermarket, Hospital Road, Dehiwala.
before 20th May 2013 with payment.
the memorable pictures of the Members Day held in 2007
are shown below:
Zahira Rugby 7's
Vidyartha dazzle at Zahira Rugby Sevens
Last year's Cup runners-up, Vidyartha College Kandy,
came up with a superb performance to beat Nalanda
College Colombo, by 36 points (3 goals 3 tries) to 19 (2
goals 1 try) in the Rugby Sevens Final played at Zahira
College Grounds, Maradana on March 3rd.
The try scorerers for Vidyartha were Hashan Bandara
(2) tries, M. Thalwatta, Isuru Lakmal, S. Salinda and
Dilshan, who scored a try each, while for Nalanda the
tries were planned by T. Samindu, G. Karunathilaka and
Devandi Maduraperuma. More than 100 participants from
nine leading schools in the Island , plus Kuching
combined Schools took part in the tournament which was
organized for the sixth consecutive year by the Zahira
College, Group of 60s headed by M.S. Mazeer (Chairman,
organizing Committee) assisted by M.N.L. Lantra G-60
President, Tony Amith, Tournament Director, T.M.I. Hamid,
Technical Director and Muhuseen Ariff, Tournament
It was co-sponsored by Allied Trading International (Pvt)
Ltd, Faiz Brothers (Pvt) Ltd., and P.M. Mohamed Ali &
The Chief Guest at the final was Rizly Ilyas
(President WPRFU and Secretary, SLRFU). Addressing the
gathering he said that he was really pleased to note the
disciplined approach of the players. "It was an example
to other schools" he added..
The Plate was won by Kuching Combined Schools,
Malaysia who beat Carey College Colombo, 32-0, while the
Bowl was won by Lalirth Athulathmudalali College, Mt.
Lavinia, who beat Zahira College, Colomo 12-7.
The Most Outstanding Player's trophy was won by
Christopher Joshu of Kuching Combine Schools, Malaysia,
for his ourtstanding performances.
Gamini Indrasena refereed the final.