Teams from the Brandix Group will vie for Mercantile Volleyball’s highest honours -- the Men’s and Women’s Super League champions’ trophies -- when they compete in the 2015 finals of the annual Mercantile Volleyball Association tournament on Sunday, 4th October.
Demonstrating the apparel manufacturing giant’s continuing passion for the game, teams from Brandix Intimate Apparel Minuwangoda dominated the preliminary rounds in the Super League to book their places in both the Men’s and Women’s finals.
The Men’s team defeated two other teams from the Brandix Group, Brandix Essentials Ratmalana and Brandix Casualwear Rideegama, as well as the teams of MAS Active Katunayake and SLT Human Capital Solutions on their way to the Super League final.
The Brandix Women’s team overcame Brandix Intimate Apparel - Uknits, Mirigama, and MAS Casualine Mawathagama to reach the Super League final.
Two other Brandix teams, Brandix Intimate Apparel - Uknits, Mirigama and Brandix Intimate Apparel Polonnaruwa won third place in the Women’s Super League and the Men’s Championship respectively.
In all, 96 teams representing mercantile sector entities competed in the preliminary rounds of this year’s tournament.
Sri Lanka’s single largest apparel exporter, Brandix conducts its own annual volleyball tournament for the ‘Rasadiya Kusalanaya’ (Mercury Trophy), which is considered the largest volleyball tournament organised by a private company in the country.