Badminton tourney keeps players active

Fadhil Yunus

Abdul Faiz Zaini and Muhammad Hizami bin Haji Mataim emerged champions of the Inter Syahkampong Men’s Doubles Badminton Tournament 2021 after collecting 10 points at the Menglait Sports Complex recently.

The pairing of Hasan Zayd and Mohammad Asyri Abdul Ghapar claimed the silver medal with nine points while the duo of Hafizulnizam bin Haji Kahar and Md Asyramisyanie Kamis settled for bronze with seven points to their name.

Co-Founder of Generasi Bekarih Muhammad Hanis bin Haji Osman was the guest of honour.

Contested in a round robin format, the tournament attracted five doubles’ teams. Each team is awarded three points with a straight set victory, two points if the match is decided by a rubber set whereas the losing team will collect one point.

The tournament aimed to ensure that the Syahkampong players, who mainly play futsal, stay active and fit in a competitive environment in the absence of futsal and football.

Participants in a group photo. PHOTO: SYAHKAMPONG