KOTA KINABALU: Sabah UMNO Youth is participating in the first Malaysia UMNO Youth Sports Carnival in Malacca, sending 82 athletes for the event which will begin today until this Sunday (22 March 2015).
Sabah UMNO Youth Contingent is competing in 7 sports events, which are futsal fro VIP, futsal, 9-team football, takraw, bowling, paint ball, and badminton competition.
Sabah UMNO Youth team is led by its Chairman of Sports Bureau, Encik Jehan Ongkomog, and assisted by the Youth Liaison Chief, Encik Mohd Arsad Bistari, as the contingent Secretariat Chief.
Sabah UMNO Youth Vice Chief, Ir. Shahelmey Yahya, said the sports carnial is to foster unity and close the ties among UMNO Youth members in the country.
The selected athletes are not only to represent UMNO Youth, but also representing Sabah in the sports carnival which are participated by all the states in the Peninsular and Federal Territories, he said.
“Sabah UMNO Youth Contingent will compete with high sportsmanship and discipline, as we are representing Sabah as well,” he stressed.
Ir. Shahelmey gives his statement at the Sabah Flag Handover and Briefing ceremony for the contingent at Dewan Rakan Muda, Putatan, yesterday.
Shahelmy is representing Sabah UMNO Youth Chief, Haji Yamani Hafez Musa.
Also present at the ceremony were Sabah UMNO Youth Deputy Secretary, Encik Mohd Bahrin Abd Karim, Youth Information Chief, Mohd Arsad Bistari, the Youth Treasurer, Encik Fae Anistein Datuk Nordin, and UMNO Youth division leaders.
Shahelmey said, cash incentives will be offered to any Sabah contingent who won at the sports carnival. – SayangSabah
Ir. Shahelmey (front, seventh from right) together with Jehan (Shahelmey’s left), Mohd Bahrin (sixth from right), Mohd Arsad Bistari (tenth from right), UMNO Youth division leaders, and Sabah UMNO Youth Contingent, who will be participating in the Malaysia UMNO Youth Sports Carnival 2015.