MAKTAB Kejuruteraan Jefri Bolkiah (Team A) were the champion of the U-21 category of the Belait District Inter-school Badminton Tournament which concluded at the Brunei Shell Recreation Club (BSRC) in Seria on Sunday.
Chung Hua Middle School were second followed by Sekolah Vokasional Sultan Bolkiah.
The U-15 category champion were Chung Hua Middle School followed by Chung Ching
Middle School and Sekolah Menengah Perdana Wazir.
A total of 17 teams from nine schools and colleges in the Belait district competed in the U-15 and U-21 categories.
The event was held to promote the sport and also to provide competition exposure and opportunity for potential young athletes in line with supporting Brunei Darussalam’s national aspirations for cultivating sporting excellence among local youths.
The tournament was sponsored by Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd (BSP), organised by Brunei Shell Recreation Club (BSRC) and supported by Belait District Co-Curriculum Department.
The guest-of-honour at the finals was Hj Eady Sardi bin Pehin Dato Derma Sakti Dato Paduka Hj Abd Razak, the Head of Belait District Co-Curriculum Department.
The prize presentation ceremony also included awards to four promising players for their outstanding performance and sporting spirit – Samantha Lee and Aiman Hafizul bin Abdullah (U-15) and Eunice Lou and Daniel Alus (U-21).