SKA out to reclaim crown
Published on: Friday, September 06, 2019
By: GL Oh
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Kota Kinabalu: Sabah Karate Association (SKA) have set their sights on reclaiming their overall crown at the 29th National Cadet, Junior and Under-21 Karate Championship to be held at Stadium MPSJ, Serdang Jaya, Selangor from September 13-15.

Last year, they came close to defending their overall title won a year earlier by winning seven golds, five silvers and 11 bronzes to finish behind eventual winners, Malaysia Hayashi Ha Karate Federation who had eight golds, five silvers and six bronzes.

Its President Datuk Jake Nointin (pic) called on the athletes to give their best in the competition and try to win back the title and make the state proud.

“The centralised training for the contingent will begin tomorrow. I hope they will be able to improve and win back the overall title this time. They narrowly missed it last year and I want them to give their very best again and also to display good discipline throughout the competition and make Sabah proud,” he said on Thursday.

Three of the gold medal winners last year still with the team are Lovelly Anne Robberth (cadet individual kata), Muhammad Rafiuddin Faiz Razmi (junior kumite -76kg) and Pressy Misty Philip (U-21 kumite -68kg).

Lovelly who captured two golds last year will only be taking part in the cadet individual kata this time, and she will be accompanied by national trainees Richal Mattan (U-21 kumite -60kg), Arthuric Gideon (U-21 kumite 67kg) and Amirah Syahirah Azlan (U-21 kumite -61kg).

The rest of the female members are Vellcarollyne Augustine (U-21 individual and team kata), Cairola Cheverry Wong Yee Ying (U-21 kumite-50kg), Esther Bell Siaw Tze Ling (U-21 individual and team kata),Anchildma Ann Marius (U-21 individual, team  kata and U-21 kumite -50kg), Christy Angelyn Railey (cadet kumite -47kg),  Cleolyn Eve Cleophas Golius (cadet kumite-54kg), Mary Velendra Godfrey (junior kumite-48kg), Alysheron Maunsiong (junior kumite -53kg), Michel Michelin Linus (junior kumite -59kg),  Maryam Jackson (U-21 kumite -55kg), (Nurhanna Nadirah Riduan (U-21kumite -55kg), Ellen Rachel  (U-21 kumite -61kg), while the rest of the male members are Shaddad Iqbal Shah Tadzul (cadet individual kata), Mohd Haznil Henry (cadet individual kata, junior team kata), Syahrul Ramadan Abdullah (cadet individual kata, junior team kata), Mohd Azhad Haziq Henry (junior individual kata, junior team kata), Mohd Zaidan Zainal (junior individual kata), Josvin Jase (U-21 individual kata, U-21 team kata), Clevelence Carlos (U-21 individual kata, U-21 team kata), Mark Kevin Frederick (U-21 individual kata, U-21 team kata), Mohd Akid Azlan (cadet kumite -52kg), Calvin Eusebius (cadet kumite -57kg), Hayden Hansannon Suimin (cadet kumite -63kg), Muhd Danish Mirza Mohd Yamin (cadet kumite-70kg), Ethan Iskandar Mohamat (cadet kumite  +70kg), Muhd Syafieqrullah Halim (junior +55kg), Muhd Firdaus Irwan (junior kumite -61kg), Muhd Aiman Azlan (junior kumite -68kg), Muhd Rafiuddin Faiz Razmi (junior kumite -76kg), Franz Evans Fancey Sami (junior kumite +76kg), Stanley Dulian (U-21 kumite -55kg), Mohd Iqmal Jafar (U-21 kumite-60kg), Mcroyce Dagul Donovan (U-21 kumite -75kg), Mohd Zuhair Zulkifli Zainal (U-21 kumite -84kg/+84kg) and Darren Ryan Rizal (U-21kumite -84kg).

The contingent led by team manager Richard Ajak with coaches Farlin Frederick, Elreno Zeru, Mohd Azreen, Danny Fredoline and Andy Angkangon will leave for Kuala Lumpur on September 12 and return on September 16.


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