trainings and planning for this tournament started about a year ago
in 2010 when all our teams got knocked out early.
spirits were high this year, raring to go.
intensive training started six months early.
our multi-agency forces involving SCDF, POLICE, ICA, PRISONS, SCORE &
LTA together roared down with our strikingly bright red jerseys.
planning and co-ordination among various agencies to participate in
the tournament went on and on meticulously.
were treated to a nice regular Roti Prata on the morning of 30 July
2011 followed by food and beverages for the rest of the day by the
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
The sacrifice and time spent
by our team players from all agencies have not gone to waste.
had a strong bond among all our Home United players supporting one
another when the tournament started at 10a.m. until the games ended
late at night about 9p.m.
Team 1 (MHA 1) faced Ministry of Defence Team 1 (MINDEF 1) when we
were drawn to play each other for the first game.
was a very strong fight as MINDEF 1 was a 1st runner-up last year.
lost to MINDEF 1 and had to go down to the double knock-out second
pool, where losing teams were given another chance advance to the
next round of the tournament.
was a very close fight with the Armed Forces men of Singapore.
planned our strategies again, worked very hard and prepared to play
another 11 games for a chance to get into the finals.
the way we faced off with some of the toughest names in Darts
climbed our way up right from the bottom of the tree to face MINDEF 1
again and this time round showed them what the Home Team is made off.
met the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) in the finals.
had three former National players in their teams.
fought the battle right to the end loosing marginally.
Home United Darters graciously won the silver medal in the
celebrated the victory with hugs and handshakes among all the
multi-agencies of MHA.
Silver medal is indeed an achievement and together we shall set our
aims for the Gold medal next year.
Hip hooray, team MHA!