SPH Is Sponsor Of Schools Floorball Event (ST)

BackDec 30, 2010

SINGAPORE Press Holdings (SPH) will be the title sponsor for the 5th National Primary Schools Floorball Championships next year.

The event, which begins next month and runs till April, will be renamed the SPH National Primary Schools Floorball Championships.

It is organised by the Singapore Floorball Association (SFA) and sanctioned by the Co-curricular Activities Branch of the Ministry of Education.

Students will compete in two categories, the Senior Division (13 years and under, or Primary 6), and Junior Division (11 and under, or Primary 1 to 5).

Sani Mohd Salim, president of the SFA, was buoyed by the sponsorship, saying: 'SPH's support will help us build the public profile of the sport and create greater awareness and interest among primary schools.'

Floorball was recognised by the Singapore Primary Schools Sports Council as an official sport under the sports and games calendar in 2007.

There are more than 10,000 players in the country, representing 200 schools and institutions, and 100 clubs.

Entry forms for the championships are available at Pasir Ris Primary School. Registration closes on Jan 7.