Gateway girls won the Under 20 Colombo Zonal Football Tournament organized by the Zonal Education Department of Colombo. Gateway’s Under 17 team emerged as the runner-up.

In the Under 20 category, Gateway beat Visakha Vidyalaya at the final. They had stiff resistance from Visakha but finally won 5:4 on penalties. Gateway beat Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya 3-0 at the Semi Final.

In the Under 17 category Gateway overcame St. Paul's Milagiriya 5-3 at the Semi Final but lost to Visakha Vidyalaya on penalties at the final. Both Gateway and Visakha teams have qualified to play in the Western Province tournament which will be played shortly.

With two of its players – Maleeka Amith and Vinuki Samarasinghe representing Sri Lanka, Football at Gateway has reached a new league. Maleeka represented Sri Lanka at the South Asian Under 19 tournament as the Vice-Captain of the team in 2021. Both Maleeka and Vinuki represented Sri Lanka at the South Asian Under 16 tournament in 2018.

More recently, Gateway’s Samunu Kaggodaarachchi was selected for the Under 20 Sri Lankan National Football Squad. He toured India to play in the SAFF U20 Championship where Sri Lanka played Bangladesh, Nepal, India and the Maldives. Samunu was not only the first Gateway student to represent the Sri Lakan National men's team in football, but was also the first international school student to represent his country in football.

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