KOTA KINABALU, March 18 (Bernama) -- Sabah will host the Malaysian Schools Sports Council's (MSSM) Cross Country competition at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Sports Complex on Saturday.
Sabah Education director Datuk Jame Alip said the Sabah Education Department was given the mandate to organise the event by the Sports Division of the Education Ministry.
"The event is the first sport on the MSSM calendar while 11 other sports will feature in this year's MSSM which will be held at various states throughout the country," he said in a statement issued by the Information Department.
The event which will be flagged off by Education Ministry Director-general Datuk Dr Khair Mohamad Yusuf would see participation from 512 athletes and 128 officials from all the states.
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