Group Unified Activities
Futsal Tournament 2014
On 6th December 2014, Hong Leong Group hosted its first ever Futsal Tournament involving eight operating companies and ten children’s homes. Each participating companies adopted at least one home and trained a team of 11 under-14 futsal players.
List of participating operating companies and the respective adopted homes are as follows:
|Malaysia Newsprint Industry||Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak Kanak Kajang|
|Guocera Tile||House of Love Bukit Tinggi Kang & Rita Home Kapar|
|Yamaha||Rumah Kasih Harmoni, Sungai Buloh|
|Guocoland On- Going||Yayasan Chow Kit|
|Carsem||Asrama Anak-Anak Yatim / Warga Miskin Budi Mulia Nurul Huda|
|Hong Leong Bank||Stepping Stones Living Center|
|Hong Leong Islamic Bank||Persatuan Kebajikan Rumah Perlindungan Teratak Nur Insan|
|Hong Leong Management Co||Praise Emmanuel Children’s Home|
As part of the preparation, children from each home underwent futsal training with their respective coaches between October to December 2014. The kids were given complete soccer attire consisting of team jerseys, shoes, socks as well as other gear. They were also provided with complimentary insurance policy coverage from Hong Leong MSIG Takaful and received other collaterals and merchandise from Hong Leong Bank Berhad and Hong Leong Islamic Bank. Hong Leong Islamic Bank also opened up a savings account for all the children with a contribution of RM150 each for their participation. The winning team at this Hong Leong Futsal Tournament was Asrama Anak-Anak Yatim and Warga Miskin Budi Mulia Nurul Huda, adopted by Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd. The winning team took home a trophy while each player received a medal and RM350 each. The team who came in second was Rumah Kasih Harmoni, Sungai Buloh, which was adopted by Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd. The children received a medal and RM250 each. The second runner-up position went to House of Love, Bukit Tinggi Kang and Rita Home, Kapar adopted by Guocera Holdings Sdn Bhd. The players received a medal and RM150 each. Every home which participated in the tournament also received RM7,000 contribution from Hong Leong Foundation through its Community Welfare Programme project.