25 October 2017 – Nazuriddin Abdul Latif better known as Mamu need no introduction for Malaysia Rugby fan. He is ever present for both club and Malaysia for years. Mamu, with his busy rugby schedule, completed his tertiary education at University Putra Malaysia. He has a diploma in Computer Programming. However, his desire to give back to society and contribute to the nation led him to pursue a degree in Physical Education, of which he passed and waiting for the convocation.
Nazuriddin will be smiling during the upcoming graduation day. He will receive the honorable Razlan Putra Medal award. It is an award for those who excel in the academy as well as in sport in University Putra Malaysia.
Mamu was awarded Dean’s List once, which qualifies him to receive the award. His co-curricular activity on the international level is impressive. He played for Malaysia on numerous occasion.
- Player Asian Rugby Division 1 Malaysia 15s Royal Selangor (Champion Cup)
- Player Rugby Olympic Qualifying 7s Hong Kong
- Player Rugby SEA Games 2015 Singapore
- Player Rugby Commonwealth Rugby 7s Glasgow
- Player Asian Games Rugby 7s Incheon, Korea
Mamu rugby career actually started back in 2004. His leadership quality and experience made him the captain for the UPM Serdang Angels (2016-2017). His finest hours as the captain include winning the MRL 2016 with all local university players.
This award proved that sportsman can also excel in the academy. This Perlis born rugger has shown that you can be excellent both on and off the field if you can dedicate and discipline yourself to reach your goal.
Photos from Mamu’s facebook account and Zainuddin Mamat