Lim Aik Hock (L) of Old Boyz
in action at last year's
You.C 1000 Brunei Chinese
League 2013 tournament. This
year's tournament will kick
off on October 6. It will
be contested in a full league
system whereby each team will
play each other once. Picture:
The You.C 1000 Brunei Chinese League 2013 is back.
Supported by the Ministry of Home Affairs and National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (NFABD), the second edition of the competition is set to kick off on October 6.
The tournament will be contested in a full league system whereby each team will play each other once.
Three points are given for a win, one for a draw and none for a defeat.
The team with the most points at the end of the season will be determined the champions.
The winners will receive a cash prize of $2,500 and medals while runners-up and third-place teams will be awarded $1,500 and $1,000 respectively.
Each team is allowed to register up to 20 players, with the exception of four non-Chinese players, only of two are allowed to be on the field at each time.
The League Council stated that Brunei national players and those registered in the National Football League and National Futsal League will not be allowed to participate in the competition.
Entry fee is set at $1,000 per team. The closing date for entries is set at Sept 21 but teams are allowed to submit their full players list by Sept 29.
The team managers meeting will be held on Sept 29 as well.
Interested parties can contact the tournament secretariat through their Facebook page (Brunei Chinese League) or contact Alex at 7250730 or Toby at 8741887.
According to the organisers, they are expecting eight teams this year and will consider a maximum of 10.
The BCL is organised by Hui Huang Enterprise and co-managed by JCAD Enterprise and Riziq Event Management Services.
A total of nine teams separated into two groups vied for top honours in the inaugural edition last year.
Old Boyz are the defending champions after they defeated Kiudang Mungkom 4-3 in the final at the Berakas Sports Complex.
The match ended 2-2 in regulation before Lim Aik Hock bagged a brace in extra time to seal the deal for Old Boyz.