21 June 2018 – Malaysia Rugby Union delegate lead by the Presiden, Dato Shahrul Zaman Yahya visited the ongoing construction of Mini Rugby Stadium at the MBI Sports Complex in Ipoh this morning. It will be the venue for the rugby match in the 2018 SUKMA which will be held in Perak.
According to Fahmy Jalil, MRU Tournament Director, the venue which reaches 92% completion, will be ready for the game. It is expected to be handover by 15th July 2018.
It is a brand new stadium, constructed for rugby and will be managed by Kesatuan Ragbi Perak.
The RM 3.1 million mini Stadium will be tested later in August in the pre-game tournament. The actual game will take place in September. It will start on 15th and the gold medal match is expected to take place on the 16th September evening.
The new Perak Youth, Sports and Human Capital Development Minister, Howard Lee Chuan How, also present during the visit.
The delegate was brief by Mrs Nasfiza, JKR Construction Manager for SUKMA.
Photos courtesy of Malaysia Rugby Union