The Filipino Badminton Committee advances its 53rd tournament at the Kuwait Disabled Club in Hawally Friday morning till afternoon. The tournament, which highlights three categories namely; team events and doubles, had the participation of one hundred players.
The Friday event marked its opening with a Zumba warm-up led by The Times News journalist Ricky Laxa and The Gym team followed by series of matches that simultaneously happened in five courts. The 53rd tournament will last until 23 January and to be immediately followed by the 1st Inter Badminton Organizations Unity Cup on 30 January . FBC President Regine Panesal invites all badminton enthusiasts to join its forthcoming 54th tournament that officially start on 6 February, 2015 until 20 February, 2015.
FBC Chairman Dr. Chie Umandap announced the early preparations for the FBC's 8th anniversary to be held on 27 February, 2015. Part of the celebration is a community beach cleanup with the participation of New Kuwait Philippine International School (NKPIS) and Alliance of Filipino Organizations in Kuwait. The occasion culminates with a formal dinner and awarding of ceremonies to the winners of the previous tournaments.
FBC gathers together every Friday morning from 7 till 5 in the afternoon at the Kuwait Disabled Club in Hawally. It welcomes all nationals to participate and join its activities.
By Ricky Laxa