MONDAY, 27 APRIL – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) contingent is ready to face the challenges ahead at the Statutory Bodies Sports Championship (SUKANUN) 2015 which will be held from 28 April to 3 May.
UMS Acting Registrar, No’man Hj Ahmad who is Head of Contingent said, a total of 158 athletes representing UMS were ready to give a stiff fight in all events participated.
“UMS Contingent this time is sending a large number of athletes to participate in 13 events contested since the championship is held in Sabah,” he said.
He was speaking at the handing-over of UMS flag ceremony to the contingent held at UMS Gallery this morning.
Meanwhile, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah reminded all athletes who were competing to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship and practice a high discipline while representing UMS in the championship.
“Whilst taking part in sports, use this opportunity to make friends with each other and strengthen the friendship between athletes from various statutory bodies throughout the country.
“We hope the athletes will compete to their best and to show a good performance to bring glory to UMS nationally,” he said.
SUKANUN 2015 saw Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sabah Branch selected to host the championship, and some of the events will be contested in several places around Kota Kinabalu. – MA (fl)
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