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Good morning, Dato’ Sri Wong Soon Koh, the Second Finance Minister and Minister of Environment and Public Health, Mr Charlie Oropeza, Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. On behalf of all the players, I would like to express our appreciation to Sibu Volleyball Association for the nurture and support given to us over the last few years, which has allowed us to represent Sibu and Sarawak. Some of us even had the privilege of representing Malaysia in the Asia Under-18 Girls’ Volleyball Championship and the South East Asia Volleyball Championship in Vietnam. We have learned a lot from volleyball. The sport has not only taught us about teamwork, self discipline, self initiative, leadership and organizational skills but most of all, never give up in the face of challenges. Having said that, our achievement certainly didn’t come easy but it was the result of our years of hard work, commitment and passion for the sport. I would like take this opportunity to thank our coaches, under the leadership of Mr. Moh for their dedication and ceaseless effort in guiding us, off and on the court. Over the years, we have had so many fond memories of the game and certainly our fair share of ups and down which we will cherish forever. In the past, whenever we travel to overseas for international tournaments, we would envy those countries which possess stadium of international standard. And now, our dream of having our very own international volleyball stadium has finally come true, thanks to the main sponsor, Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad who had kindly donated 3 million for the building of this stadium, which is the first of its kind in the country. We are confident that the building of this stadium will not only help us in our effort to groom more talented players locally and boost the standard of the games nationally, making the Malaysian volleyball team a truly formidable team...