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Brunei Pegasus all set for debut (2020)


Deputy Chairman of BBA Lim Boon Teck with Brunei Pegasus players, coaching staff and officials at the press conference. PHOTO: JAMES KON


BY James Kon

Brunei Pegasus will play their first-ever match at the All-Star Gear Up games from February 1-2 at the Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) Court in Batu Bersurat.

The Brunei-based professional basketball team, who are set to compete in the Thailand Basketball Super League on February 8, will test their grit against a team comprising five basketball players from the United States.

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Royalty gives encouraging words to Brunei athletes (2020)


His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, the President of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council at the 30th SEA Games Post Mortem Meeting. PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI


BY James Kon

National athletes who were not successful in capturing any medals or achieving their target in the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in the Philippines last year, are urged to work harder and continue to undergo training to try again to get selected to represent the country in the next SEA Games as the secrets of success are to never stop trying and the spirit of never giving up, said His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, the President of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council.

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Call to setup performance units (2020)


Chef de Mission of Brunei Darussalam contingent to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Haji Muhd Zamri bin Dato Paduka Haji Hamdani speaks during the meeting. PHOTO: RAHWANI ZAHARI


BY James Kon

National sports associations need to establish performance units comprising former national athletes who can play a role in monitoring and arranging long-term strategies focussing on high performance and welfare of national athletes are taken care of.

This was highlighted by the Chef de Mission of Brunei Darussalam contingent to the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games Haji Muhd Zamri bin Dato Paduka Haji Hamdani during the Games post mortem meeting at the Lecture Hall of Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium on Wednesday.

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Tough AFC Cup debut for Indera after 6-1 defeat by Yangon United (2020)


Yangon United players celebrate during the match. PHOTO: AFC


BY Fadhil Yunus

Indera SC endured a tough debut in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup play-off round after they were heavily defeated 6-1 by Yangon United in the first leg at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium last night (Wednesday 22.01.2020).

Early in the match, the visitors poured forward as Yangon forward Than Paing got to the end of a cross with a header but the Indera SC goalkeeper Mohd Ahsanuddin was equal to the task.

Read more: Tough AFC Cup debut for Indera after 6-1 defeat by Yangon United (2020)

Historical moment as Indera SC make AFC Cup debut against Yangon United (2020)


Indera SC and Yangon United players greet each other during a group photo. PHOTO: FADHIL YUNUS 


BY Fadhil Yunus

Indera SC head coach Ameer Aziz-Hakim Haji Abdul Lani has labelled their much-anticipated match against Yangon United in the first leg of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup play-off round at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium tonight as a historical moment for Brunei Darussalam in the context of football.

Read more: Historical moment as Indera SC make AFC Cup debut against Yangon United (2020)


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