Kamaluddin (third left) presents the challenge trophy to Combine X A team manager Japar Hashim.

KUCHING: Combine X A beat ZIBC (Zakri Idris Badminton Club) 2-0 to win the Dato Sri Nancy Shukri Challenge Trophy badminton tournament at Persatuan Badminton Bumiputra Sarawak (PBBS) hall at Semariang recently.

The champions received the challenge trophy, a trophy and RM3,000 while ZIBC walked away with RM1,800 and a trophy.

Siol Biru beat defending champion Gersik A in the play-off for the third place to win RM700 while the latter received RM400.

19 teams took part in the Inter-Team tournament with each match comprising two novice doubles and one veteran novice doubles.

Kamaluddin Affendi, political secretary to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Dato Sri Nancy Shukri, gave away the prizes.

Also present was organising chairman Shaifulbahri Shukri who is also PBBS deputy president.

Meanwhile, PBBS will be organising a competition for members from Dec 15-17.