KENINGAU: Upper Interior Football Team for Under-19 category will represent Sabah in the 1Malaysia Youth Foundation (YR1M) Football Tournament in Bangi, Selangor, on 6 April to 10 April.
Its chairman, Keneddy Bukat, said if the team becomes the champion in the football tournament it will set a record for the state, as well as to represent Malaysia in Spain at the international level.
“All of the players are prepared for the tournament, even when it is their first participation. I believe that even though they are still room for improvement in physical aspect, their competitiveness has the potential to win the tournament,” he said.
He added that the team’s participation this year is another milestone in success for the state football sports, when it qualified to represent Sabah after becoming the champion in Borneo Cup Tournament at Kota Kinabalu last year. – SayangSabah