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Malaysia to host ISTAF super series

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Malaysia have been given the honour to host two rounds and the final of the International Sepak Takraw Federation’s (Istaf) Super Series Championship this year.

Istaf secretary-general Datuk Abdul Halim Kader said Malaysia will host the first round in Negeri Sembilan from May 16 to 19 and the fourth round and final in Sabah from Oct 31 till Nov 3.

A two-day workshop on Sepak Takraw development around the world would alsobe held in conjunction with this second edition of the championship, he told a press conference here today.

Thailand will host the second round from June 26 to 29 while India the third round from Aug 27 to Sept 1. — Bernama