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Toyo Tires lead FBAA 41st Conference major opener – Robinsons in second, Cebu Pacific in third spot

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FBAA participants pose for a group photo during the FBAA 41st conference.
FBAA participants pose for a group photo during the FBAA 41st conference.

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: Toyo Tires, Robinsons Land Corp, Ali Café, AYA Plant, HITCO & Cebu Pacific Airlines Teams clashed head to head during  the first week major opener of the FBAA 41st Conference —14th Toyo Tires Cup organised by the Filipino Badminton Association of Ahmadi (FBAA) paving the way for the winter season major games. Toyo Tires Team took the lead and trailing behind was the Robinsons Land Corp followed by Cebu Pacific on the third spot and AYA Plant, Ali Café and HITCO Teams placed fourth, fifth and sixth respectively in the single robin elimination round.

A total of 180 players in the Intermediate, Novice 1, Novice 2 and Novice 3 categories participated in the event with the selection and fair pairing from FBAA technical committee to form their respective team mates and compete for the grand championship.

Arj Lesaca and Dino Mendoza vs Ryan Aguilar and Brehn Garcia in Novice 1 showed how true warriors they could be with their powerful showing while the match between Ronald Margate & Jonathan Rimando vs Leeforp Alonzo and Hans Up showed no holds barred after they have been defeated.

FBAA would like to thank the following sponsors for contributing to the event namely Sunil Nanda, Abhay Chaturbedi, Monty Oberoi of Abdulhadi Almailem Trading Company — Exclusive distributor of Toyo Tires, Marc Antonio, Alene Valencia and Kris Clarinan of Robinsons Land Corporation, Vangie Gernale of Alpha Solutions, Cebu Pacific Airlines, Mathew Abraham of HITCO-Hightech Instrument Trading Co, Ibrahim Amin of AYA Plant International and Medo Aboud of Proteins Company — Ali Café.  For more information about FBAA please visit www.fbaakuwait.org or email info@fbaakuwait.org

By Michelle Fe Santiago

Arab Times Staff