KUCHING: The 5v5 Fit Malaysia 2019 futsal tournament which began on March 9 is on its tour statewide until May 5.
The event is organised by Futbolista football club with support from the Youth and Sports Department and the Football Association of Sarawak (FAS) referees.
According to organising chairman, Philemon Bantin the objective of the event, which is only for the men’s category, is to enhance a sports culture among the youths in the state.
“It is an avenue to bring the youths throughout the state closer to each other. Through the tournament, we can also unearth new futsal talents and empower the sport in Sarawak,” said Philemon, adding that the event highlights the Fit Malaysia programme through futsal.
Interested teams who want to participate can call the Youth and Sports divisional department or Philemon Bantin at 019-5409005.
After Mukah (March 9 to 10) and Kapit (March 16 to 17), the tournament will go to Sri Aman and Sarikei this Saturday and Sunday (March 23 and 24).
The tournament will proceed to Limbang on March 30-31, Samarahan on April 6-7, followed by Bintulu on April 14, Serian (April 20-21), Betong and Sibu (April 27-28) and Kuching on May 4. The competition will end in Miri on May 4 and 5.