International Recognition of Woodball
The recent 3rd World Cup Woodball Championship was held in Singapore from 16th to 20th May 2008 in conjunction with the 9th Singapore Lion Cup International Woodball Open Championship.
Competition Venue was at the scenic East Coast Park, strategically located near
the East Coast Beach with plenty of trees. The weather was extremely hot.
Mr. Wei Zhi Zhong, Chairman of Sports Committee of Olympic Council Asia was presence to grace the auspicious occasion followed by Mr. Weng Ming Hui, President of International Woodball Federation and Mr. Thomas Kok, President of Asian Woodball Federation were also presence to grace the occasion.
The Malaysia Contingent comprised of 9 Men’s Players, 7 Ladies Players and 1 coach sponsored by FuxionExcel International Sdn Bhd.
The tuff fight was amongst the top seeded players from Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and Singapore. It was anticipated that the men team Champion would be won by Malaysia and Ladies Team Champion would be won by Chinese Taipei.
After the three days exciting competitions, the anticipated results are as follows:
3rd World Cup Woodball Championship 2008.
The Men Gold Medal Winner was Malaysia Men team comprising from Left, Jamil Mat Ali, Azmi Ahmad, Hamkar Abd Ghafar, Siow Chong Wah, Syed Bakar, Ariffin Mamat
9th Singapore Lion Cup International Woodball Open Championship 2008
The Men Gold Medal Winner was Malaysia Men Team comprising from left, Hamkar Abd Ghafar, Azmi Ahmad, Syed Bakar, Ariffin Mamat.
The 1st Asian Beach Games (ABG) organized by Olympic Council Asia (OCA) is to be held from 18th to 26th October 2008 in Bali, Indonesia. There are total 17 Sports in this auspicious inaugural ABG and Woodball is one of them. At least 10 countries are expected to compete in Woodball Sport. Malaysia is anticipated to win if not 4 gold at least 3 gold.
Reported by Malaysia Woodball Association. 29/05/08
World Cup Woodball Championship 2006