THE Hockey 5s event organised by UPM Sports Academy in collobaration with Milo and Sports Unite over the weekend received the royal thumbs up from Malaysian Hockey Con federation (MHC) president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.
A total of 12 teams competed in the event staged at the UPM Mini Turf and this form,at is currently promoted actively by the International Hockey Federation (FIH).
“This is a good start and I hope more such events will be held all over the country,” said Tengku Abdullah.
“We shall leave it to those interested to promote this event and MHC will also get the states to organise such events.”
Tengku Abdullah said that he was taking the hands on approach to determine the training program of the various national teams as well and a meeting with coaches at every level.
“I want to listen directly to their plans and issues and find a way out. Next year is an important year for hockey.”
Results: Boys’ Final: 1Mas KL A 4 1Mas KL B 0; Third- Fourth: Gombak Viper 3 Sebastari Boys 0.
Girls’ Final: SMK Bukit Bandaraya 3 Gombak Avengers 0; Third-Fourth: SMK Sri Pantai 1 Sebastari Girls 0.
Special Awards (Boys):
Fairplay: 1Mas KL B
Best Player: Shafirul Akmal (1Mas KL A)
Best Goalkeeper: Amirul Aswad (1Mas KL A)
Top Scorer: Shafirul Akmal (1Mas KL A)
Special Awards (Girls)
Fairplay: Bukit Bandaraya Girls
Best Player: Kirandit Kaur (Bukit Bandaraya Girls)
Best Goalkeeper: Ramayani Rosli ( Gombak Avengers)
Top Scorer: Norsyaza Afikah (Bukit Bandaraya Girls)