Rimba Star A win Under-12 Tournament
Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Champion Rimba Star A
RIMBA Star A won the Under-12 tournament at National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD) House’s Artificial Turf today.
Dash Junior FT were second, HS Family A third and HS Family C fourth.
The half-day tournament was held for the second time, and once again, the 16 participating sides were divided into four groups of four and each team played each other once in the first round. In the second round, the four teams finishing first played in one group, and the same went for the teams finishing second, third and fourth.
Rimba Star A, who won their first round group, beat HS Family C and Dash Junior FC 1-0 to clinch the title – with their other second round result a 2-0 loss to HS Family A.
Projek Ikan Pusu (PIP) A’s Mohd Ateeq Hisham Zainal won the Best Player Award while Muara Spur’s Md Haziq Waqqiuddin Hj Azrini won the Best Goalkeeper Award.
Meanwhile, Wazif Mateen Hj Zamri won the Best Young Referee Award.
Young referees and real-time updates with photos, videos and results were among the new features of the tournament.
The referees, all under the age of 20, have experience at school-level - but this was their first time on duty at an NFABD event.
Newly appointed FIFA Technical Consultant for Asia, Dato Yap Nyim Keong, presented the awards to the winners.