Bowlers eager to return to action

THE Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress (MTBC) will hold a meeting with the National Sports Council (NSC) in Bukit Jalil tomorrow following the latest decision by the government to allow more outdoor and indoor sports activities under the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

Its secretary-general Maradona Chok said the bowlers will adhere to the standard operating procedure (SOP) set by the National Security Council (NSC) when they return to training.

“The team are excited with the announcement and looking forward to returning to the lanes once the NSC approves it,” said Maradona.

National Shooting Association of Malaysia (NSAM) committee member Datuk Musa Omar also welcomed the government’s move.

“We will meet the relevant bodies to discuss on an SOP soon. The shooters are eager to restart training at the National Shooting Range in Subang,” said Musa.

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced yesterday that several sports and recreational activities would be allowed from Wednesday.

The national hockey players are also expected to gather and restart training soon. A decision is expected tomorrow.

National coach Roelant Oltmans will arrive in Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam today. However, he will have to undergo a 14-day self-quarantine first before reporting for duty.

The Sports Ministry will come up with a clear set of guidelines today.

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