Young Tabuans Ready For AFC U14 Regional Festival
Sunday, July 24, 2016
The Brunei Darussalm National under 14
men team are looking forward to compete against the
regional ASEAN national teams in upcoming AFC U14
Regional Festival that is hosted by Brunei Darussalam
from 25 - 30 July 2016. This is the 2nd and final year
that Brunei Darussalam is hosting this event.
The young Tabuan have been preparing for this
international exposure since last year October 2015 when
they were first assembled to train and play as NFABD U13
team for the 2015 NFABD Elite U15 Youth Cup.
The team has continue training into this year 2016 under
the guidance of coach Stephen Ng and his team of
coaches, training up to 6 times per week to speed up and
shorten their learning curve in order to match the
regional strong teams in the next few years.
The Tabuan 14 team is currently participating in the
2016 NFABD U16 YOUTH LEAGUE season and is sitting on 3rd
place out of 10 teams after the 1st round robin 9 games
Among the exciting players in the Tabuan U14 teams are
the midfield trio of Aminuddin, Imam and Aisan.
Aminuddin playing as central midfielder is a technically
gifted player, a player able to speed up the tempo of
the game. He was called up and trained with the Tabuan
U14 team after an exceptional performance with MSN
united in the 2015 NFABD Elite Youth Cup.
Imam is also another good talent, who likes to run at
opposition defender with the ball. A player that shows
good football qualities at a young age and is definitely
a player for the future with continuous development
Aisan, is looking forward to the 2016 AFC U14 Regional
festival again after participating in last year event as
the only 2 players (the other is his brother Aisam, the
current captain of 2016 Tabuan U14 team) that is still
eligible to play again this year. Aisan currently
studying in Brunei Sports School is an adventurous
players that can penetrate opposition defense to create
goals. Said Aisan, "Last year experience playing in the
AFC U14 Regional festival have made me a better player.
This year, I am looking forward to play a key
influential role for the Tabuan U14 team"
The Tabuan U14 team is currently training hard for
another good international exposure in their
development. Tabuan U14 head coach, Stephen Ng said, "We
are looking forward to put up good performances in all
our games this year and hopefully the performance will
yield some good results. The boys will continue with
their football education for the next couple of years by
going through structural training program and playing
more international games in AFC and AFF organized
competitions. This will help develop them into strong
players that can compete to achieve glory in the future
SEA GAMES for Brunei Darussalam.