KUALA LUMPUR - Indonesia won the first game in the 1st Asean Civil Service Games (ACSG) 2015 Malaysia on badminton sport against Singapore with a score of 5-0 at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, on Monday (16.11.15) afternoon.
Head of Highways West Java province as Indonesian Badminton Team Manager Guntoro says that this first games are the important moments due to able to determine the overall team mood.
"Thank God we won this first match, I always stress the athletes that winning or losing does not matter, the most important is become the champion,” he said.
According to Guntoro, badminton particularly followed by only seven countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, and Vietnam. "We should be aware to our next opponents, Malaysia. We hoped to get the best results when fighting to them," he said.
Badminton sports using group system, which are man’s single and woman’s single, man’s double and woman’s double above to 45 years old (veteran players).
Deputy Chairman of DP KORPRI West Java Province Perry Supaman expressed his optimism gaining achievement from the team. "The badminton team is also carrying West Java champion at Por KORPRI at the end of 2013 ago. We also have a training camp (training center) last week. We feel it is sufficient as a basic capital," he said.
Perry added, togetherness and solidarity become the main capital. Tuesday (17/11/15) will be held the match continued of badminton sports, golf, table tennis and futsal. The opening ceremony of the 1st Asean Civil Service Games 2015 Malaysia held this afternoon at Panasonic Sports Complex in Shah Alam - Selangor.