National Futsal Team departs for the AFF Futsal Championship 2017, Bangkok. 23-29 January 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017
The National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) is sending the national Futsal team of Brunei Darussalam to attend the annual international futsal tournament namely AFF (ASEAN Football Federation) Futsal Championship 2017 in Thailand on 23 January to 29 January 2017.
The delegation of the national futsal team is led by Team Manager Rosdin bin Awg Hj Abd Aziz, and will be under the guidance of head coach Qusmaini Noor Haji Rusli from Malaysia.
The national team is placed in Group A with host Thailand Timor Leste. In the 13th edition of the AFF futsal Championship , seven countries including Brunei Darussalam will be compete to capture the championship and the title of the best futsal team among ASEAN countries.
Our futsal national team hope will at least match or improve the performance in 2008 where they finished 4th. So far host country Thailand is the most successful team to have won 11 titles.
To give words of encouragement, the NFABD Acting Deputy President, Awg Hj Madli bin Hj Md Yusof was present at the Brunei International Airport to send the team off. The doa selamat was read by
Muhammad Nabil bin Haji Maidin.
Also present at the airport:
- Pg Md Amirrizal bin Pg Hj Mahmud, Acting Deputy General Secretary
- Members of The NFaBD Executive Committee
- Mr Mike Wong, Technical Director of NFABD
- Awg Dayem bin Hj Ali, Competitions Director of NFABD