KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Toyo Tires Team remains on top and toppled other teams as the 41st Major Conference organised by Filipino Badminton Association of Ahmadi (FBAA) entered its second week at the Fahaheel Sports Club gym. Toyo Tires, Robinsons Land Corp, Cebu Pacific, AYA Plant Intl, Ali Café & HITCO competed head to head in different categories in the mixed-doubles badminton tournament. The first elimination round was participated in by 180 players in the Advance, Intermediate, Novice 1, Novice 2 and Novice 3 categories.
Players showed off their stamina in the various matches adopting a 21-point system. Matches between Maureen Up and Ness Aguilar vs Roxanne Alonzo and Cathy Lesaca in Novice 2 exemplified women power at its best. On the other hand, matches between Freddie Ocampo and Alene Valencia vs Franlin Montesclaros and Jerry Labagnoy showed no mercy 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
By Michelle Fe Santiago
Arab Times Staff