PEKAN, Feb 17 (Bernama) - Felda is optimistic of producing women boxers capable of representing the country in the international arena in three years.
Its chairman, Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad said this can be achieved based on the interest shown by women boxers in boxing tournaments organised by Felda.
"Like other boxing associations, Felda is always searching for women boxers to represent the country for the SEA Games, Commonwealth Games or Olympic Games as we have not had any women representative for many years.
"I hope that we can have a woman boxer from Felda to represent th country at the 2017 SEA Games which Malaysia will be hosting," he told reporters after opening the Felda Chairman Cup Boxing Championship 2014 in Felda Chini, near here last night.
Mohd Isa said although several boxing tournaments organised by Felda did not produce women boxers of national quality, they managed to produce young boxers whose talents can be polished.....