Representative Francis Liang (standing) delivering his address at the 18th Singapore Lion City Cup International Woodball Open Championship 2018.
Representative Francis Liang (second from right) flanked by Mr. Chong Tien Siong (third from right), President of the Woodball Association of Singapore and Mr. 陳金財 (extreme right), leader of the Republic of China (Taiwan) woodball team, at the tee-off with other VIP guests at the 18th Singapore Lion City Cup International Woodball Open Championship 2018.
In his address, Representative Liang encouraged the Championship participants to give their best performance. He pointed out that woodball was invented in Taiwan 28 years ago by Mr. Weng Ming-hui, President of the International Woodball Federation (IwbF). Today, IwbF boasts members from over 40 countries and territories. Besides expressing his thanks to Dr Chong Tien Siong for his invitation, Representative Liang also commended him on his hard work in promoting woodball in Singapore.
This year’s Championship saw the participation of over 150 participants who hail from countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong (China) and other countries.