Malaysian Cocoa Department Wins UMS Dragon Boat Race


perahu nagaMONDAY, 1 DECEMBER – Malaysian Cocoa Department excelled at the recent UMS Dragon Boat Race 2014 organised by the Centre for Co-Curriculum and Student Development (PKPP), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS).

The race was held at ODEC, UMS and saw the Cocoa Department team emerged as the winner for the men’s category, bringing home the prize money of RM300.

1st Runner-up was UMS team D’Force whilst the Association of Youth Kg. Darau took the third spot.

Both teams received prizes of RM200 and RM150 respectively.

The Mixed Category was also won by the Malaysian Cocoa Department who once again received cash prize of RM300.

N’Force City Hall team took the second spot whilst the third spot was won by the team HA19 Consulenza who received RM150 for their effort.

All winners also received a hamper and certificate.

Meanwhile, PKPP Sports Coordinator, Hasnol Nordin said a total of 12 teams participated, eight for the men’s category and four for the mixed category.

He was speaking on behalf of the Director of PKPP, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Raman Noordin who added that team spirit and the determination of each committee for the Dragon Boat Course for Semester 1 2014/2015 Session was the key for the success in the organising of the competition.

Hasnol also presented prizes to the winning teams. – SM (fl)

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