Bangla Cup football tourney in Phuket

PA KHLOK, PHUKET: The 14th annual Bangla Cup football tournament will start on February 28 at the Ban Bangla Football Field on the road from Pa Khlok to Muang Mai, near the Supalai Village housing estate in tambon Pa Khlok.

The seven-a-side football competition will be divided into an open division and a senior division for footballers 35 years of age and older.

Cash prizes of 40,000 baht, 20,000 baht, 10,000 baht and 5,000 baht as well as trophies will be awarded to the top four teams in the open division.

Prizes of 10,000 baht and 5,000 baht will go to the top two teams in the senior division.

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Tournament organizer Samarn Bamrungna said that as many as 100 teams from all over Thailand have taken part in past competitions.

This year’s event enjoys support from about 50 sponsors, including both government and private sector organizations and the Pa Khlok Tambon Administration Organization.

Five or six matches will take place each day in the opening rounds leading up to the final matches, the dates of which have not yet been established.

The application deadline is 7pm on February 21, when the draw will be held.

Fifty teams have already signed up to play in the open division, as well as fifteen more in the senior event.

The competition is open to all, regardless of nationality.

For more information call Tel: 087-4639656 or 089-4745374.

— Atchaa Khamlo

Phuket News
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