Thursday, October 24

Calling entries for SDNU President Cup on Sept 21-23

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Datuk Paduka Anthony Nait Mani

KUCHING: Sarawak Dayak National Union (SDNU) will be organizing the SDNU President Cup 2017  badminton tournament at Sentosa Sports Centre, Jalan Stakan in Kota Sentosa here from Sept 21-23.

Deadline for submission of entries (RM300 entry fee per team) for the tournament which is only opened to Dayaks is Sept 18 at 4.30pm.

.Each team can have a minimum of four and maximum of 10 players comprising veteran doubles (men aged above 45), men’s open doubles and women’s open doubles.

According to organizing chairman Datuk Paduka Anthony Nait Mani, the tournament will be launched at 11am on Sept 22 (Friday) at Sentosa Sports Centre and the closing and prize giving ceremony will be at 7pm on Sept 23 ( Saturday) at Penview Hotel here.

“All participants are required to come to the opening and closing ceremonies to make the event more meaningful. I hope all players carry with them high degree of sportsmanship and are at all times respect judges’ final decisions, “said Nait who is also SDNU supreme council member.

The champion team will take home the RM3,200 cash prize while the runner-up (RM2,000) and joint third (RM500 each).

SDNU president Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom, deputy Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi and vice president Tan Sri Empiang Jabu are the event patrons while treasurer-general Christopher Gira Sambang is event advisor.

For more details, call Diana Empeni Lang (016-5774562), Bungan Gandel or SDNU headquarters (082-570433 Tel or 082-571433 Fax) and Petrus Ngalih Tinggi  (0111-9879606). Anything on refereeing, refer to Anthony Ugor Nili at 014-5784618.