Sunday, May 26

PBBL holds U-16 badminton tournament


Seated from third left are Arni, Sahat, Zaini and PBBL committee members with winners of the competition.

LIMBANG: Alvin Lee emerged champion in the men’s singles U-16 of the recent Badminton Competition organised  by the Limbang Division Badminton Association (PPBL) at Kampung Patiambun.

Second placing went to Afiq Aiman Ayub while the joint third place winners were Mohd Aiqmizuanilhan and Ahmad Thaqif.

In the women’s singles U-16 category, Syahira Amira defeated Nur Faizatul Aina for the title. Third placing went to Izatul Ain and Nur Ain Khadijah.

Afiq Aiman and Mohd Ijlal took the men’s doubles honour after defeating Mohd Aiqmizuanilhan and Ahmad Thaqif in the final, while the pairs of Mohd Ali-Sahril and Nabil-Faiz came third. Penghulu Sahat  Bagol gave  away the prizes, accompanied by PBBL deputy chairman Zaini Garip.

According to association secretary Arni Kasim, a total of 66 shuttlers took part in the competition, which was aimed at scouting young talents who could represent Limbang in future competitions.