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Visit by Delegates from the Federation International de Teqball (FITEQ)

A delegation from the Federation International de Teqball (FITEQ), headed by its Sport Director, Mr. Matthew Curtain paid a courtesy visit to the OCM on Thursday, 21 February 2019.

They were welcomed by Dato’ Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria (President of OCM) and Dato’ Mohd Nazifuddin (Secretary General of OCM).

Mr. Matthew Curtain gave a brief introduction about Teqball, a new football-based sport which is perfectly suitable for professional footballers as well as amateur enthusiasts who are keen to improve their skills on a special bent-board.

Besides that, Mr. Matthew Curtain also took the opportunity to introduce the Malaysia Teqball Association (MTA), which was founded and registered with the Sports Commissioner’s Office of Malaysia in December 2018. The MTA has promoted the growth of the sport of Teqball in Malaysia and formed a Malaysian team to participate in the 2nd Teqball World Cup 2018 in Reims, France.

The OCM is supporting the effort of the FITEQ and the MTA to promote and develop the sport of Teqball in Malaysia.

Other members of the FITEQ delegation presence were Mr. Van Vuong (Head of International Partnership of FITEQ), Mr. Siva Kumar Jakarathan Kj (President of MTA) and Mr. Venu Ramadass (Consultant of MTA)