Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the official, managerial capital of Sri Lanka. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a satellite city and inside the urban zone of Sri Lanka's true capital, Colombo. Kotte was a jala durgha water fortification, in the state of a triangle, with the Diyawanna Oya and Kolonnawa Oya swamps shaping two long sides; along the shorter third arrive side an extensive canal the 'inward channel' was burrowed.
In 1391, after the triumph of the Jaffna Kingdom by Prince Sapumal Sembahap Perumal, Kotte was given the designation 'Sri Jayawardhanapura' 'radiant city of developing triumph'. It turned into the capital of the old Kingdom of Kotte, which it stayed until the finish of the sixteenth century. Cricket is the most prominent game in this urban zone and also the nation and is normally played in the grounds around the city.
Affiliation football was at one time the most well known game in the Colombo territory, in spite of the fact that it was obscured by cricket after 1980. Four separate football clubs Lido, Welikada Progress, Welikada Red Star and Welikada United once utilized the EW Perera Park grounds at Welikada, Rajagiriya where a structure was developed in the 1970s. Be that as it may, when the grounds were demolished by the JR Jayawardene administration in the late 1970s, the football clubs vanished. Football kept on being played at the grounds at Obeysekerapura in Rajagiriya.