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    BBA elects new committee members

    James Kon

    Thirty executive members have been selected to lead Brunei Basketball Association (BBA) to bring further heights for the term 2023-2025 following the conclusion of the 2022 annual general meeting (AGM) yesterday to elect new committee members.

    Held at Vanda Restaurant in Mulia Hotel, BBA President Goh Kiat Hing in his welcoming remark shared the challenges that BBA faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    With limited activities and declined revenues, Goh extended his appreciation to the committee’s prudence cost control and continual support from sponsors such as Hui Huang Enterprise, Low San Hardware, GHK and Kingston Beverage and Creamery during the difficult period.

    BBA Secretary General Lim Fung showcased BBA’s activities from 2020-2022.

    BBA remains fairly active during the three-year period despite the pandemic. Among the highlight was when BBA was invited to the meet and greet session with 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 at Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien in July this year.

    BBA 2022 annual general meeting in session. PHOTO: JAMES KON

    “Despite the situation, BBA’s financial state remains strong, said Treasurer Pong Seh Woei.

    “During 2020-2022, cash on hand grew by 200 per cent thanks to prudent cost control.”

    Election of new committee members for 2023-2025 followed the conclusion of the AGM where 49 members casted their vote for the team of 30 executive committee members.

    Chairman of the election committee Lim Boon Teck with members Darren Yap, Lim Fung, Pong Seh Woei and Phung Say Shin oversaw the counting of the election votes. Votes were casted and counted under the supervision of BBA advisors Chai Tze Yuen and Soon Seng Lee.

    Lim Boon Teck, Ong Boon Biau and Vincent Pao each received a high of 48 votes followed by Ang Ting Hin, Foo Kian Ming and Lim Fung each with 46 votes.

    Meanwhile, Ang Han Then and Tan Chu Eu each received 45 votes, while Goh Eng Yih, Goh Kiat Hing, On Wei Yeah and Pong Seh Woei each had 44 votes.

    Other elected members for the new term are Goh Hock Lai, Hong Mei Ling, Lim Teck Cheng, Andy Lin Yok Hoon, Tan Thing Teck, Lim Han Ern, Lim Hong Seng, Ong Tze Keu, Hing Swee Foh, Ang Hui Ling @ Ruby Ang, Tiah Eng Jee, Lim Woe Kwang, Tay En Yeong, Yeo Ting Si, Phung Say Shin, Lee Han Leong, Yap Jenn Chyuan and Lim Aik Hock.

    The elected members will convene to elect a president and fill other committee positions.

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