The UUM contingent is led by the Director of the Sports Centre; Prof. Dr. Mohd Sofian Omar Fauzee, will compete in eight events namely Taekwondo, Chess, Karate-Do, Softball, Petanque, Basketball, Pencak Silat and Archery.
The twelve-day sports carnival which is held in two phases; 29 July until 4 August 2015 (phase 1) and 31 July until 6 August 2015 (phase 2), is expected to draw athletes from 20 local universities to compete against each other in 20 sports events.
Amongst the sports events held during the phase 1 of the carnival including 15-a-side Rugby, Handball, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Hockey (Women), Chess, Woodball, Swimming and Taekwondo.
Meanwhile, the events such as Karate-Do, Basketball, Lawn Bowls, Petanque, Softball, Futsal, Sepak Takraw, Archery, Pencak Silat and cycling will be held in the second phase of the carnival.
Student Accommodation Centre (DPP) of MISC was chosen as the official training camp for the UUM contingent.
The UUM athletes were allocated into five groups created a "WAR CRY" which served as the motto of the contingent to fight vigorously in an effort to improve the image and reputation of the university at MASUM 2015.
A special handing over of the flag ceremony saw the Director of Students Affairs Department, Dr. Dino Khairi Shariffuddin presented the flag to the UUM Team leader, Mohd Amirull Rahim Mohd Nordin on 25 July 2015.
Prof. Dr. Mohd Sofian who was also present at the ceremony gave words of encouragement to the UUM athletes. He hoped that the UUM contingent will strive to do their best to bring home a number of glorious achievements.
Translated by Nurul Nazifah Mat Noh
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