The most popular sport in the world is football. Rahula College football team has produced and maintained many national-level players throughout history with many victories.

Achievements

  • Winning the Under 17 Milo Cup All Island Championship 2001
  • Runner up of Ananda College Under 17 Guest School Sevens Tournament in 2011
  • Winning the All Island Under 17 Third Place in 2011
  • Winning the All Island Third Place in the Under 19 Milo Cup 2012
  • Winning the Southern Provincial Under 19 Championship in 2013 and being included in the four best teams in All Island
  • Setting a new record of 20-0 goals in a Milo Under-19 Division I match in 2013 (against St. Mary’s Convent, Kegalle, the champions of the tournament in 2012)

  • Winning the District Championship in the Island Under 15 Football Tournament organized by the Schools Football Association and qualified for the all-island level in 2014/2015
  • Winning the championship of Matara Zone Under 15, Under 17, and Under 19 in 2016
  • Runner Up of the southern province under 15 and qualified for the all-island level
  • Winning the Under 18 Championship of Matara Zone and Southern Province Championship in the year 2017
  • Winner of the Under 17 Ananda Sevens Championship in 2016
  • Winning the Under 18 Matara Zonal Championship and Provincial Championship in 2018
  • Rahula College team qualified for the final of the 2018 Matara League

Remarkable Players

Rehan Brian Weerappuli – Games Captain 2020/21

  • Nepal tour of the Under-15 Football Championship organized by the South Asian Football Confederation (SAFC) representing the 2017 National Football Team
  • Saudi Arabian tour of the 2018 Asian Under-16 Selection Tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) representing the 2017 National Football Team
  • Nepal tour of the 2019 Under-18 Football Championship organized by the South Asian Football Confederation (SAFC) representing the 2019 National Football Team
  • Qatar tour of the 2020 Asian Under-19 Selection Tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (SAFC) representing the 2019 National Football Team
  • Malaysian tour of 2019 for friendly football matches
  • Selected to the final 25 players of the under 23 national football pool in 2021
  • Selected to the national football pool in 2022