Sports is an important part of school’s education, as is competition amongst students. Hence to promote sports, healthy competition, and healthy living amongst the youths in particular students, the Co-curriculum department, Ministry of Education had organised an Interschool football tournament for Zone 1 schools and colleges.
Twelve schools and collages took part in the 2 week tournament which was held at Sultan Omar Ali Saiffudein Collage (SOASC) and at Sultan Mohammad Jamalul Alam Secondary School (SMJA) feilds.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Collage(SOAS), Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Hj Hassanal Bolkah, Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam(SMJA) Secondary School, Menglait Secondary School, Sayyidina Umar Al-Khattab Secondary School, Sports School, Sultan Hassan Secondary School, Chung Hwa, Sekolah St Andrews Secondary School, Maktab Duli Pengiran Muda Al-Muhtadee Billah, Awang Semaun Secondary School and the Trade school took part in the tournament.
The tournament which was divided into 3 categories, category D 18 and above, category C, 16-18 years and category B under 15 year old.
The guest of honour during the closing ceremony of the event was the Principal of SOAS Collage, Pg Hj Zahari bin Pg Hj Ahmad who had presented the prizes to the winners.
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Collage (SOAS) emerged as the champions of category C with Sayyidina Umar Al-Khattab Secondary School as the runner up. Best player for the category was awarded to Omar bin Najib from SOAS Collage.
Category B champions was the Sports school with Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam(SMJA) Secondary School as runner up. Safwan Amaluddin bin Sabli from SMJA was awarded best player.