06 April 2012

VFA President Cup gets DST boost

Ak Fauzi Pg Salleh

Friday, April 6, 2012

THE Veteran Football Association (VFA) received support ahead of the National Veteran Football President Cup 2012 following a sponsorship by the DST Group yesterday.

A mock cheque worth $15,000 was handed over by Hj Marsad Hj Ismail, the Group Development Officer, to VFA Vice President Hj Ahmad Hj Mohin at the Conference Room of the DST Group Headquarters in Tungku Link.

Organised for the third year in a row by the Veteran Football Association (VFA), 17 teams will be competing in the tournament starting today. The tournament is slated to conclude on June 10.

The teams that will be participating in the tournament are Jerudong FC, MIISA United FC, Pondok 12, Rimba Star FC, Semaun FC, TelBru FT, Old Star FC, Mighty FC, Menegah FC, I-Team, Al-Idrus, BSRCRecon, PBDB, Muara Vella FC, Najip FC, PSJD and Temburong.

MIISA United FC will play TelBru FT at the Pehin Dato Seri Maharaja Secondary School in Mentiri today and Al-Idrus will face I-Team at the Tutong District Sports Complex.

Menegah FC will play Najip FC at the Selangan Primary School Sports Complex in Temburong.

All matches are scheduled to kick-off at 4pm.

Five teams namely Jerudong FC, MIISA United FC, Rimba Star FC, Muara Vella FC and Najip FC also have teams competing in the DST National Football League this year.

Persatuan Sang Jati Dusun (PSJD), champions of the DST National Veteran Football President Cup's first season, will be looking to dominate this year's edition of the competition in the absence of last year's champion Kota Rangers FC.

According to the press release yesterday by DST, the objective of the tournament is to enhance awareness and adopt a healthy lifestyle among the citizens and residents of Brunei.

"On behalf of the Veteran Football Association, we express our sincere appreciation to the sponsor for their continuous support for the tournament," said VFA Vice President Hj Ahmad.

"There is no doubt that the role of the sponsor is very important in our effort to carry out any of our activities, we hope to have a strong bond that will continue in years to come."The Brunei Times

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