Hoist Recoon FT champs of Belait 7-a-side tourney

|    Daniel Lim    |

HOIST Recoon FT claimed top spot of the ‘7-a-side Football Tournament’ held at the Football Field of the Arena Field, Seria.

The tournament for those above 18 years old, held in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s Accession to the Throne, saw eight teams participating.

The teams competed in a round robin format. The scores of each match by are tallied up to determine the winners of the tournament.

Hoist Recoon FT won the tournament with an overall point of 17 while Hoist B FT and Tutong Spurs were placed second and third with 16 and 15 points.

ABOVE & BELOW: Teams in action

A group photo of the participants. – PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM

Attending as the guest of honour was Gaung Jamit, Track and Field Supervisor from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. He was welcomed to the tournament by Suhaini Othman, Head of Mengelella Footbal Club (MBC).

Azmi bin Haji Ali, Secretary of MBC, said the tournament was “organised by MBC as an annual tournament to promote to led a healthy lifestyle”.

“MBC plans to organise and host more tournaments in the future to enliven Belait District’s atmosphere as well as to promote a healthy lifestyle by playing football,” he added.