RYS Cup promotes basketball

|     Daniel Lim     |

THE Brunei Inter-District U-23 Basketball Tournament, ‘RYS Cup’, was launched during a ceremony at the Kampong Baru Basketball Court, Seria on March 12.

The event, organised by the Belait District Association in collaboration with the Brunei Basketball Association (BBA), was aimed at promoting interest in basketball among residents, particularly youths.

It also sought to showcase the talents of players.

The six teams registered for the tournament included Funzania and 511 from the Brunei-Muara District, Primatel from Temburong District, EasyWay from Tutong District, Taiwan Ba Chang from Seria, and Howie Contractor from Kuala Belait.

Ang Han Then, Deputy Chairman of the BBA and Ciara Chang, RYS Marketing Lead, officiated the opening ceremony.

Players pledged an oath to maintain sportsmanship during the tournament.

The tournament will conclude on March 18. Teams will compete in a round robin format.

Ang Han Then, Deputy Chairman of the BBA and Ciara Chang, RYS Marketing Lead, before the opening tip. – DANIEL LIM