Brunei Veteran Basketball Team join KL tourney

|    James Kon    |

THE Brunei Veteran Basketball Team of 50 years and above will be taking part in the 2019 International Invitational Basketball Tournament in Kuala Lumpur from January 10-12.

Organised by Persatuan Penduduk Pandamaran P Kelang, the tournament will see the participation of teams from China, South Korea, Timor Leste, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and the host Malaysia.

This is the first time that Brunei Darussalam are sending a team to the tournament, aimed to foster ties among veteran basketball players in the region.

Led by Coach Tiah En Jee with William as assistant coach and team manager Jong Joon Chin, the team comprised of Ong Tze Keu, Chong Kam Long, Choo Hock Yang, Kong Ka Ing, Richard Tan Wei Ghee, Subaan Tarciano JR, Goh Kok Ann, Woo Min Kiong, Vincent Pao, Ling Ting Ang and Tan Boon Chuan.

The veteran team were boosted with the sponsorship of jersey from TK House Restaurant. The sponsorship of jersey was handed over by owner of the restaurant Ong Tze Keu.

A friendly game between the veteran team and media team took place following the handing over of sponsorship. The media team were leading 52-40 in the end of the third quarter before power disruption ended the match abruptly.

Group photo of the Brunei Veteran Basketball Team during the handing over of sponsorship from Ong Tze Keu. – JAMES KON