Senior Carrom Nationals – Mohamad Shaheed beats the World Champion!


The 46th Senior National Carrom Championship, organized by the Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka is being held from the 18th of January 2014 to the 9th of February 2014 at the Carrom Federation Head Quarters in Maharagama. Many experts in the field and sport of carrom participated in this event in the past couple of weeks and the schedule have reached the Quarter Finals and the Semi Finals events. The finals will be held in the coming week.

History was made, when the Royal College Carrom Captain, Mohomad Shaheed competed against Mr. Nishantha Fernando; the current World Champion for Carrom at the Quarter Finals event. The tournament raised its heat at the latter part of the game when Mohomad Shaheed from Royal College displayed exceptional skill and inched towards victory.

At the conclusion of the match, Mohomad Shaheed brought glory to Royal College, marking a historical moment by defeating the current World Champion! The tally remained 2 / 1 in favor of Mohomad Shaheed at the end of the match.

Mohomad Shaheed is only 17 years old and is the present captain of the Royal College Carrom Team. He will be facing his opponents in the coming weeks for the Semi Finals and the Finals.