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3x3 basketball carnival next month
Published on: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
By: Crystal E Hermenegildus
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3x3 basketball carnival next month
Phoong (sixth left) and co-organisers posing with the promotional material for the event.
Kota Kinabalu: Luyang Assemblyman Datuk Phoong Jin Zhe will host the Ginger Cup 3x3 Basketball Carnival at Luyang Community Hall on June 22-23. 

Phoong, who is also the State Minister of Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship, said the two-day tournament is co-organised by the Kota Kinabalu Basketball Association and New Dimension. 

The competition is divided into an open category and an Under-18 category. 

The  open category champions will win RM5,000, the runners-up RM3,000 and the third placed team RM1,000 while the champions of the Under-18 category will pocket

RM2,000, the runners-up RM1,000 and third spot will win RM500. 

“We are hoping to attract more young people to join this tournament. This is a fantastic opportunity for basketball enthusiasts to showcase their skills. 

“The closing ceremony will have a special guest, DJ Suicide J. 

“The tournament is accepting registrations from now until June 16 at 11pm,” he said at a press conference, Monday.

Each team consists of four players, and the registration fee is RM320 per team, including two jerseys and RM20 cash coupons. 

For registration and more details, go to

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