MS PPDB win Information Dept futsal tourney

Fadhil Yunus

The Royal Brunei Police Force Sports Council (MS PPDB) won the Futsal Championship held in conjunction with the 67th Anniversary of the establishment of the Information Department after they defeated Internal Security Department (JKDN) 1-0 in penalties in the final at the Bolkiah Garrison Gymnasium last weekend.

The Brunei Research Department secured third place after they edged State Judiciary Department 2-1 in the playoff.

The tournament, which initially began on October 20, featured 19 teams being drawn in four groups. The top team from each group proceeded to the semi-finals.

The competition continued last Sunday with the semi-finals between Group ‘A’ winners Internal Security Department and Group ‘C’ winners State Judiciary Department, and Group ‘B’ winners Brunei Research Department against Group ‘D’ winners MS PPDB and subsequently the final.

Among the teams that competed were the Prime Minister’s Office, Radio Television Brunei, Narcotics Control Bureau, Media Friends and hosts Information Department.

Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid @ Sabli bin Haji Arshad presented the prizes.

MS PPDB and Brunei Research Department players in action. PHOTO: INFORMATION DEPARTMENT