The President’ Cup National Baseball Tournament which ended yesterday, saw the bout of 2 senior and well established teams, namely Selangor Patriots vs Kuala Lumpur Stars in the finals. The 5-hour final game saw both teams having runs-galore as a short burst of tropical storm hit the tournament venue at around 2.30pm, which left the players with a wet and muddy baseball pitch, coupled with heavy and slippery baseball balls for the pitchers.
After the final game were concluded on the 7th inning at 6.30pm, a short and simple closing ceremony was held, attended by YBhg Dato’ Noh Abdullah, BFM’s President, accompanied by other BFM’s top brass. The simple itinerary included speech by President, Prize Presentation Ceremony, photo session and concluded by light refreshments.
The President’s Cup Champion takes home the President’s Cup Trophy, medals and a Cash Prize of RM 1,500. The Runners-Up takes home medals and Cash Prize of RM 1,000. Third Place takes home medals and Cahs Prize of RM 500 whilst the Fourth Place takes home medals and Cash Prize of RM 300.
Below are the final results for the Tournament:-
Champions : Selangor Patriots
Runners-Up: Kuala Lumpur Stars
3rd Place : Politeknik Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah (POLIMAS)
4th Place : Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMaP)
BFM would to express their deepest gratitude to everyone that had contributed their efforts, time and money, to make the tournament a reality. We also would like to congratulate the Winners, Runners-Up, and those participated in the Tournament. To the fans and supporters that made the event a cheerful one, we express our sincerest thanks for all your kind undying support. We hope to see everyone of you again nest year.
For the full Standings and Score Results of the tournament, please go to the Tournament’s Page.
On Behalf of the BFM Central Executive Committee
Nahar Dato’ Johari