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NFABD holds grassroots football festival

One of the players being coached on dribbling during the festival. – DANIEL LIM

BY Daniel Lim

AS PART of an ongoing initiative to help develop football skills and talents of youth, the National Football Association Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) in collaboration with the Brunei Shell Recreation Club (BSRC) conducted a ‘NFABD U6/U8 and U10 Grassroots Football Festival 2019 in celebration of AFC Grassroots Football Day’. Held at the football field of BSRC yesterday, the event saw young participants under the age of 10 from across the Belait District.

Present to oversee the young participants in their training as the guest of honour was Legislative Council member and Village Head of Kampong Labi 1 Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput. He was welcomed by Executive Committee member at the NFABD and Secretary-General at the Belait District Football Association (PBDB) Morni bin Haji Zakaria.

Head of grassroots development at the NFABD Haji Rozaimienizam bin Haji Jainal said the festival aims to help promote the sport of football to young players.

Yahya bin Haji Pungut, one of the coaches of BSRC FC Youth Academy said, “Many of the players shown potential and great talent in football”.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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