9 February 2017 – Kolej Vokasional Batu Pahat in collaboration with the Sport and Recreation Secretariat of Sri Gading Parliament is organising The Battle of Seven Sides (BP BOSS) this coming 10 and 11 February 2017. This 2 days event will be held at the KV Batu Pahat field. This will be the second edition of BP BOSS.
For this second edition, 40 teams from all over the country will join the tournament. 20 teams will compete at the Under 17 while another 20 will compete in the Under 20 level. They are competing for the Ketua Pergerakan Pemuda UMNO Bahagia Sri Gading trophy.
For the last year edition, Politeknik Merlimau won the Under 19 while the Under 17 won by Pasir Gudang Ruggers. According to Mohd Syamsul Salleh, the KVBP Rugby Academy coordinator cum the tournament secretary, BP BOSS 2.0 promise improvement in term of quality and grade which also include improvement on the price money to the Cup winner. He also add that although the tournament is relatively new and unknown compare to the others, the organising comity with the help of sponsor company such as The Inspirer Enterprise (Event and Training Consultant) prepare to give the very best for all the competing team. This is to ensure the tournament improve on their prestige especially as this is organise by Kolej Vokasional.
Other than that, the organising comity is hoping to make BP BOSS as one of the platform to expose and develop young rugby potential in Malaysia. This is one of the strategic move by KVBP to improve the educational institution image as one of the institution, actively and seriously involve in rugby development program through the special KVBP Rugby Program.
After a successful first edition of BP BOSS which can be seen through the support that they received last year, the organiser are hoping to see at least 1000 visitors, especially from Batu Pahat community and players to come and support their favourite team at KV Batu Pahat field. They will have two awesome days full of rugby as they can watch 148 matches live as scheduled.
You can follow and catch up any info on the tournament live through BP BOSS official instagram account at @thebattleofsevensides_official .