SIBU: Entries are now open for the X-Ball Challenge 2009 here. The event, jointly organised by Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) and X4 Generation, will be held at the car park of Wisma Sanyan on June 6 and 7.
Among the activities lined up are a Street Ball Challenge and X-Treet Soccer as the main events and three supplementary events — Slam Dunk Challenge, Spiral Ball Challenge and Shooting Star Challenge.
Edmond Wong of X4 Generation told a press conference yesterday, for the Street Ball Challenge (four persons in a team), there were four categories – Boys Below 16, Men’s Below 22, Men’s Below 30 and Ladies Open.
The entry fee is RM40 per team. The supplementary events are individual events and the entry fee per person is RM15. The X-treet Soccer, open to all, will be played on a fenced- up court 80 feet long and 40 feet wide. The entry fee is RM40 per four-member team.
Games will follow international street soccer rules. There will also be a Most Valuable Player award. Entries close on June 3.
X-Ball Challenge 2009 official T-shirts were handed over to SMC chairman Datuk Tiong Thai King, his deputy Daniel Ngieng and assistant secretary Yong Ing Choo at the press conference. For further details, contact 016-8786302 or 016-8885580.