Tabuan A crowned Champions
Sunday, September 3, 2017
TABUAN A were officially crowned champions of the National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) Under-16 National Youth League today.
The national Under-15 team, which also won the NFABD Under-16 Elite Youth Cup in July, finished the 10-team NFABD Under-16 National Youth League with a perfect record of 18 wins in as many games for a total of 54 points.
They also won both tournaments last season.
Tabuan A were comfortable winners in the NFABD Under-16 National Youth League which kicked off in March and scored the most goals in the competition with 77 and let in the least goals with four.
Projek Ikan Pusu (PIP) finished second with 41 points while Rimba Star were third with 38 points. Tabuan C, meanwhile, won the Fair Play Award.
PIP’s Mohd Noorsherzaman Hj Hasan Ahmad ended as the tournament’s top scorer with 19 goals to win the Golden Boot Award, and he was also named the tournament’s best player.
Tabuan A were crowned champions during the closing ceremony after their 1-0 win over Bang Dalam FC at the Balapan Track & Field.
“We didn’t play our normal game today and we know we can do much better,” said Tabuan A assistant coach Muhd Edie Fakhri Ajun Abdullah.
“But overall, we are very happy with this achievement and our main objective was to give all the players a chance to develop and progress.
“We won all our games because of our balanced programme in training in both defence and attack,” he added.
NFABD Acting General Secretary Pg Md Amirrizal Pg Hj Mahmud presented the trophy and prizes to the winners.