TERTIARY education organisations affiliated to the Malaysia Association of Private College and University (MAPCU) will be battling for honours in their Inter-College three-on-three basketball event at the Nilai International University College's (NUC) Putra Nilai campus in Negri Sembilan on Aug 18.
A total of 30 teams will be in the fray as they vie to accumulate points to improve on their overall standings for the MAPCU annual Games.
“MAPCU members will take on the task to host various sports for the Games. Besides tussling for supremacy, teams will also be awarded with points for their participation in different sports,” said Nilai International University College sports and recreational department officer Ali Kader.
To hype up the event as part of NUC's 10th anniversary celebration, they will also be organising the streetball for young cagers aged below 18 years with the support from the organisers of AND1 Streetball Challenge.
The two categories for the one-day carnival are boys' and girls' Under-18.
Entry fee is RM90 per team. In return, each player will receive a tournament T-shirt and each team will be given a ball.
Entry closes on Aug 15.
Top three winners in each category will share a total prize money of RM1,800.
“We are expecting up to 600 youngsters from 200 teams to compete in the junior competitions,” Ali said.
For details, contact 012-687 0691 (Ali Kader) / 012-307 2563 (Jeffrey Chong) / 016-907 2067 (Eileen Tan) or visit www.nilai.edu.my.