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Brunei take on Sabah today


Interim national football coach Mike Wong Mun Heng (3rd L) talks to players during a training session yesterday at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Bahagia Field in Tawau, Sabah, ahead of today’s friendly against Sabah. Picture: Courtesy of Pg Mohd Amirrizal Pg Hj Mahmud



BY YEE CHUN LEONG

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - THE national football team are set for their first test of the year when they take on Sabah in today’s Sabah Football Association (SAFA) Tawau Invitational tournament in Tawau, Sabah.

The Wasps will be up against Malaysian Premier League side Sabah, who are coached by former DPMM FC handler Vjeran Simunic, and Malaysian Super League side FELDA United in the three-day competition.

They will face off against the Rhinos at the Tawau Sports Complex today followed by a meeting against FELDA United tomorrow.
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DPMM FC Football Fanfare on Sunday

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - IT IS that time of the year again as DPMM FC will be holding their annual Football Fanfare on Sunday at the Jerudong Mini Stadium.

A total of 16 teams will vie for top honours in the competition for Under-11 junior footballers.

The tournament provides an opportunity for the young players to get a feel of competitive football.
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Historic gold for Brunei lawn bowls


Hjh Ajijah (L) and Suhana (R) watch Hjh Amalia Hj Metali roll the ball towards the ‘jack’ during the final. Picture: BT/Khaliq Roziman



BY NADZIRAH MALEK-WEBB

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - BRUNEI won its first-ever gold medal in the women’s fours category when they beat Malaysia 15-14 at the 11th Asian Lawn Bowls Championships yesterday.

The team of Hjh Amalia Hj Matali, Nur Uzma Khadijah Ibrahim, Suhana Hj Md Daud and Hjh Ajijah Muntol edged Malaysia 15-14 at the Lawn Bowls Arena of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas – where Brunei also won silver.
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Simunic to get help from M’sian legends

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - SABAH head coach Vjeran Simunic will be getting help from two Malaysian football legends for this year’s Malaysia Premier League season.

The former DPMM FC head coach, who took over at Sabah early December, will have James Wong and his former strike partner Hassan Sani as assistant managers of the state team, according to a report on Malaysian daily The Star on Tuesday.

Wong is best remembered for putting Malaysia through to the 1980 Moscow Olympics after scoring the all-important winner over South Korea (2-1) at the Merdeka Stadium.
Read more: Simunic to get help from M’sian legends


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