Philippine Embassy officials, led by H.E. Meynardo LB Montealegre, attended the Championship Game and Closing Ceremony of the 2017 Filipino Association in Brunei (FA) Basketball Tournament, on 17 September 2017 at the Batu Bersurat Basketball Gymnasium, Brunei Darussalam.
In his message, Ambassador Montealegre commended the officers and members of the FAB and the Filipino Community members who organized and participated in the tournament. He stressed the importance of the role of the FAB as the Embassy’s partner in enhancing the image of the overseas Filipinos in the country.
The tournament, which commenced on 24 June 2017, was organized to promote good health through sports, and to strengthen camaraderie amongst the members of the Filipino Community. A total of seventeen (17) teams played in the Inter-organizational and Open categories of the tournament.
An exhibition game between the Embassy and the FA-LBC, also took place during the event.
The Embassy fully supports the activities organized by Filipino Community organizations, including sports events that promote healthy lifestyle and strengthens fellowship among the Filipino nationals in Brunei Darussalam. END