Basketball tourney to be played behind closed doors

In view of the growing concerns of COVID-19, the Brunei Basketball Association will take precautions on the 5.11 National Basketball League.

The tournament will be played without spectators. Only players, coaches, officials and media personnel will be allowed into the court. All players, official and coaches must declare that they have not been to any of the high-risk countries within the last 14 days and they have not exhibited any symptoms of COVID-19.

All players, officials and coaches will be screened with a thermometer before they enter the court and the court and balls will be cleaned after each game.

Deputy President of the Brunei Basketball Association Lim Boon Teck said, “The Brunei Basketball Association is closely monitoring the development of the coronavirus situation in Brunei. We would like to apologise to local basketball enthusiasts but these precautionary steps are necessary to minimise the risk for our players, officials and the public.”