Standard Chartered : SCB Return with Six Medals From International Meet


The Standard Chartered Brunei (SCB) contingent has returned after a gruelling two-day sports challenge against their counterparts in Malaysia and Singapore.A total of 52 Standard Chartered Brunei staff members were in Kuala Lumpur over the weekend competing in six sports categories -basketball, bowling, pool, futsal, and netball.Standard Chartered took home silver for Women’s Futsal and bronze for the latter five sports. The games events were held in various sporting venues in Kuala Lumpur who hosted the games over the weekend. Other sports competed in between Malaysia and Singapore included darts, football, netball, chess, golf, tennis, table tennis, cricket, pool and squash. The Tri-Nation games concluded on Saturday, 8 October with a gala dinner where winners were awarded with trophies and medals presented by senior managers at Standard Chartered Bank.Muhammad Red Uzair Abdullah Ong, Chairperson of the bank’s Recreation Club who coordinated the contingent said, “The Tri Nations and David Moir Cup challenge was a really great opportunity for our staff members to leverage on our international networks and meet our colleagues across regional markets. As an international bank, we were able to conduct staff engagement activities that took us across the region and develop valuable professional relationships with our counterparts.”The SG/KL Games is an annual sporting event founded by David Moir in the late 80s to promote camaraderie and improve networking between the Standard Chartered Malaysian and Singapore teams. This year, Malaysia hosted the annual games with Brunei joining for the second time.Over 400 staff from Singapore and Malaysia competed for the main cup over 2 days with Singapore winning the David Moir Challenge Trophy for 2016 and the Tri Nations Cup.(c) 2016 BruDirect Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (, source Middle East & North African Newspapers