MASUM Phase 1: UKM Aim Top 10

By Asmahanim Amir
Pix by Izwan Azman

BANGI, 17 August 2016 – The National University of Malaysia (UKM) aims to be among the top 10 universities, in the upcoming Majlis Sukan Univesiti Malaysia (MASUM) Sport Carnival Phase 1 2016, which will be held in Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) on 20 until 27 August.

Deputy Vice Chancellor of Students and Alumni Affairs Prof Dato’ Noor Aziah Mohd Awal said all athletes need to show their effort in every sport that they represent.

“As a ‘senior’ university, UKM is a name to be reckoned with. Hence, compete with full determination to give incredible results and be outstanding,” she said at the handing over of MASUM Phase 1 2016 Flag, here yesterday.

She said all athletes need to compete with the high sport spirit, showcase their talent and always maintain the discipline in every sport that they join.

UKM will be sending 69 athletes and 20 officers to participate in MASUM 2016.

The athletes will compete in five sports namely rugby, volleyball, taekwondo, lawn bowl and sepak takraw.ukmnewsportal-eg