His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab-Rahaman graced the Brunei DPMM FC Matchday Magazine Victory Celebration Night and Reader's Choice Awards 2019. The function took place last night at the Raddison Hotel in the capital.

Upon arrival, His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness were greeted by Yang Berhormat Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports; Pengiran Mohammad Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and sports and Retired Colonel Pengiran Haji Maidin Bin Pengiran Haji Said, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. Also in attendance were His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's sons, His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik and His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen. Also present were the son and daughter of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim and Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah.

Dayang Adibah binti Hamdani, Acting Head of AKK Design and Project Leader of Brunei DPMM FC Matchday Magazine in her opening remarks said the function is to recognise the Brunei DPMM FC players and members of the Magazine's Editorial team. This was followed with a remark from Dayang Nurul Haniah binti Jaafar, Chief Administration Officer of Progresif Sendirian Berhad as the event co-host.

At the function, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince presented the Progresif-MatchDay Magazine Special Recipient Award to Awang Cheah Swee Ming and Awang Syazwan Marwan Bin Haji Mohd Taib, both from AKK Design.

His Royal Highness also presented the Brunei DPMM FC MatchDay Magazine Lifetime Players Award to Shahrazen Said and Wardun Yussof. The award is given in recognition of senior players who have not only long-service records with Brunei DPPM FC, but have continued to make significant contributions to the success of Brunei DPMM FC in the 2019 Singapore Premier League.

Earlier, His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Malik presented The MatchDay Spectacular Goal Award to Blake Ricciuto.

Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince 'Abdul Mateen presented the MatchDay Most Popular Player Award which also went to Blake Ricciuto.

Six other awards were also presented at the function. Brunei DPMM FC emerged champion of this year's Singapore Premier League, which is the second since first winning it in 2015.

Source: Radio Television Brunei