Kuala Lumpur Basketball Association (KLBA) will host the KLBA / Hari-Hari Cup (Division 1 & 2) Basketball Championship in early May 2014. A cash prize of RM8,000.00 will be shared among the winners of the forthcoming tournament starting from 1st May 2014 until 30th June 2014. Venue will be located at Salak Selatan and Jinjang Utara, Kuala Lumpur.
The tile sponsor will be “Pusat Pakaian Hari-Hari Sdn Bhd”, a clothing centre and supplier with a financial aid of total RM30,000.00 (Ringgit Malaysia Thirty Thousand Only). Co-sponsor will be official attires & playing kits – Xballer and official ball – Molten. This tournament will be divided into three categories – the Men’s Division 1 and 2 and Women’s Division 1.
Champion and Runner-up team in Men’s Division 1 respectively will receive RM3,000.00 and RM1,000.00. As for Men’s Division 2, Champion and Runner-up team will receive RM1,500.00 and RM500.00. Champions in the Women’s Division 1 will be awarded RM1,500.00 while the Runner-up will receive RM500.00.
Organizing Chairman cum with Secretary General of KLBA, Mr. Looi Seng Loong PJK expressed heartfelt gratitude to “Pusat Pakaian Hari-Hari Sdn Bhd” for their financial assistance and support. He hopes the championship will prove successful in producing new talents as well as enhancing basketball as a popular sport for all races in Klang Vally of Wilayah Persekutuan.
Looi also added that the championship will also form the basis for selection of players to represent Kuala Lumpur in the forthcoming MABA/Agromate/Agong Cup National Basketball Championship which will be held in Kuala Lumpur in December 2014. The last time KLBA had hosted this championship was back in year 1998.
Basketball teams and enthusiasts interested in the competition are still welcome to join the fray. KLBA Organizer is targeting a total of 30 to 40 teams for all category. For further enquiries, please contact: Mr Wong – 0123585911 or Ms Wingsley – 0183710384, or visit KLBA official website www.klba.com.my