The Purple League today signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) which will see both parties working closely looking to reap further benefits from this partnership.
Tan Sri Mohamed Al Amin Abdul Majid, the Acting President of the BAM and Dato’ Jack Koh, Chief Executive Officer of Purple League SdnBhd, signed the in Genting Highlands.
The BAM Council, which will meet in the afternoon will also witness the final of the Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge 2016 at the Arena of Stars tomorrow, 17 January 2016.
“The Purple League events has in just two years developed into one of the world’s premier badminton leagues. It has attracted world-class players from around the world,” said Tan Sri Mohamed Al Amin.
“Their commitment to developing badminton in the country was evident when they inaugurated the Junior Purple League this year.”
“The Purple League events has proven that they are serious about badminton and ensuring its long-term growth and progress in Malaysia. We have the same objectives as the Purple League and so it made perfect sense for us to work together.
“I am pleased to announce BAM has signed an MOU with Purple League which will pave the way for both parties to work together for the betterment of the game in Malaysia.”
This MOU will see both parties reaping benefits in years to come.
“I hope that the Purple League events will continue to be successful and will grow even further through this partnership of ours.”
Under the MoU, BAM will sanction the Purple League.
Players from BAM stable will be allowed to play in the Purple League events subject to their commitment to BAM activities.
The Junior Purple League will continue to be held in 2016 with the full support from BAM.
BAM will be well represented in the various stages of the Purple League events planning.
“We are delighted at the success that Purple League has achieved in just two years. One of our main objectives when we started the league was to contribute towards the development of Malaysian players. I believe working with BAM will speed up that growth process,” commented Dato’ Jack.
“I hope that from this partnership – which we hope will continue beyond the next three years – will give us the opportunity to see Malaysia’s next big star coming through the ranks,” added Dato Jack.