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 a�� 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 a�� Boys Below 16, Mena��s Below 22, Mena��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.