Kuala Lumpur, 5th September 2019 – Petaling BC officially announces their participation and their selected player line-up to participate in the 2019 Aeon Credit Purple League Junior.
The 5th annual tournament will take place across peninsular Malaysia starting in Ipoh on the 8th September at Ipoh for the first and second stage and will move down back to Kuala Lumpur for the remainder stages.
As a Division 1 club of the tournament, Petaling BC’s first match will be on 21st September at 9:00am against Kuantan Synergy BC, followed by the second match at 3:00pm against Cheras BC. Petaling BC will then face Bandar Maharani BC on 22nd September.
All 3 matches will take place at Sports Arena Falim Ipoh, the home of Petaling BC.
Led by Chief Coach Ismail Saman with the assistance of Coach Joelle Ng, Petaling BC continues its tradition of fielding majority of its players from Petaling BC Academy in hopes to nurture the future generation of Badminton players for Malaysia, like it once did with Aaron Chia, Soh Wooi Yik, Chen Tang Jie, Man Wei Chong, Shia Chun Kang & Ian Wong. Completing the players roster are a select few BAM BJSS players, together with some homegrown talent and trainees.
Petaling Badminton Club was founded in 2011, at Sports Arena Sentosa in Old Klang Road. For more
information regarding its ongoing activities, log on to: www.facebook.com/petalingbc/ or www.petalingbc.com
The Malaysia Purple League was founded by Dato’ Jack Koh in 2014 as a platform in support of the Malaysian
badminton scene while raising the standard of badminton proficiency and contributing towards creating future
champions for the country. The league is thus named due to purple long being a symbolic colour associated
with royalty, power, and courage.
It is an initiative that provides players of all levels, both professionals and amateurs, with an opportunity to
gain invaluable competitive experience, and which concurrently engages retired national greats to guide and
inspire a new generation of champions. Purple League Junior is played in a round-robin format.