En­tries in­vited for UMS 9-ASide Foot­ball tour­ney

The Borneo Post (Sabah) - - SPORT -

KOTA KINABALU: Clubs and teams in Sabah are in­vited to join the 9-A-Side Foot­ball Open Tour­na­ment that is be­ing or­gan­ised by Univer­siti Malaysia Sabah Sports Cen­tre in con­junc­tion with the univer­sity's con­vo­ca­tion cer­e­mony.

The tour­na­ment is on Novem­ber 18-19 and all clubs and teams in the state are in­vited to join the fray.

The tour­na­ment will be played in a Win­ner's Pool and Loser's Pool for­mat with at­trac­tive cash prizes of up to RM10,000 up for grabs.

Clos­ing date for reg­is­tra­tion is Novem­ber 16 and en­try fee is RM280 per team. There will be a man­ager's meet­ing on Novem­ber 17.

Mean­while, UMS Sports Cen­tre di­rec­tor Mohd Asyraaf Fong Ab­dul­lah said that matches would be played on nor­mal and ar­ti­fi­cial turfs.

“This is to give the pub­lic a chance to min­gle with the UMS com­mu­nity and to see for them­selves the sports fa­cil­i­ties that are avail­able.

“Dur­ing the tour­na­ment there will also be a Pesta Tamu Gadang Ja­batan Hal Eh­wal Pe­la­jar UMS where var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties and stalls would be avail­able for peo­ple to pa­tro­n­ise.

“The pub­lic is in­vited to visit the pesta tamu gadang and to come wit­ness the teams in ac­tion,” Asyraaf said in a state­ment, yes­ter­day.

For reg­is­tra­tion and more in­for­ma­tion on the tour­na­ment con­tact Syairah Asi­lah (017-3361901), Ram­lan Rashid (014-8926342) or Az­man Soaibah (016-8207479).

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