Basketball meet gets sponsorship boost

Fadhil Yunus

The Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) received a sponsorship boost ahead of the You-C1000 Basketball Cup in conjunction with the 75th birthday 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 yesterday.

Hui Huang Enterprise Manager Katherine Hii handed over a BND13,000 sponsorship cheque and drinks to Jake Goh Kiat Hing, President of Brunei Basketball Association (BBA). Jake Goh Kiat Hing said, “Thanks to the generous sponsorship of You-C1000, we are able to offer prizes and low registration fees this year. We are pleased with the response and would like to extend our appreciation to You-C1000, Hui Huang Enterprise and all participating teams.”

Twenty teams registered for the tournament in the men’s category.

A women’s category was added in response to popular demand. Five teams registered namely GHK Motor, Le Doux Patisserie, Shooting Star, Stratus Development and Systematic.

With 60 games to be played, the tournament, commenceing on Saturday, will reach its climax on July 24.

The champion of the You-C1000 Cup will walk away with BND2,888 while the first and second runner-up will receive BND1,888 and BND888.

Hui Huang Enterprise Manager Katherine Hii hands over a BND13,000 sponsorship cheque to Brunei Basketball Association President Jake Goh Kiat Hing. PHOTO: BBA