Brunei confident of doing well at AFC tourney
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
NFABD officials and team managers during yesterday’s meeting for the AFC Under-14 Regional Festival of Football at the Orchid Garden Hotel in Berakas. Picture: Courtesy of NFABD
HOSTS Brunei are hoping to do well at today’s
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-14 Regional
Festival of Football.
The opening ceremony is
scheduled for 4.15pm at the Balapan Track and Field of
the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas,
and Brunei will take on Myanmar in Group A right after.
Tabuan Under-14 head coach Stephen Ng Heng Seng is
looking ahead to the competition.
“We are looking
forward to put up good performances in all our games
this year and hopefully the performance will yield some
good results,” said Ng as stated on the NFABD (National
Football Association of Brunei Darussalam) website.
“The boys will continue with their football
education for the next couple of years by going through
structural training programmes and playing more
international games in AFC and AFF organised
“This will help develop them into
strong players that can compete to achieve glory in the
future SEA Games for Brunei Darussalam,” he added.
The first two matches will be contested at 9am
today. Thailand will face off against Vietnam in Group A
at the Balapan Track and Field while the Philippines
will do battle against Cambodia in Group B in the other
game at the Berakas Sports Complex.
and Malaysia will go head-to-head in a Group B game at
4.45pm at the Berakas Sports Complex.
Source: The Brunei Times