St. Andrews students star at U15 FOBISIA Friendly Games

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St. Andrews Green Valley hosted the FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) Games for B2 schools from the 14th – 16th November.  The attending schools were; Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar, Malaysia, British International School of Beijing, China, British International School of Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok International Preparatory and Secondary School, and British School of Guangzhou, China,

The event kicked off on Friday, Nov. 14, with an extremely busy day that saw a swimming gala in the morning and a track and field meet during the afternoon.  During the swimming contest there were many standout performances, with Green Valley picking up 7 golds, 8 silvers and 8 bronzes.  In a fantastic team effort (very much the theme of the Games for Green Valley) the school picked up 2nd place overall in the pool.

‘St. Andrews took 2nd place in the pool after a hotly contested swimming gala.‘St. Andrews took 2nd place in the pool after a hotly contested swimming gala.

The afternoon was a full track and field schedule which followed the trend of the morning for Green Valley.  Great individual performances culminated in a 2nd place overall result.  The total medal tally was; 12 golds, 8 silvers and 9 bronzes.

Boys football was a round robin tournament which got underway on the Saturday and the St. Andrews boys had a mixed bag of results, winning 2 matches, drawing 1 and losing 2.  They gained the 3rd place trophy in what was a competitive tournament.

On the track the St. Andrews students continued to give the other 5 competing schools a run for their money.On the track the St. Andrews students continued to give the other 5 competing schools a run for their money.

The St. Andrews girls basketball team meantime went through undefeated and totally deserved the tag of champions.  Every match was one-way-traffic and the girls dominated the offensive and defensive statistics, scoring 238 points and conceding only 23 in 5 matches.

The boys and girls switched sports on Sunday and the St. Andrews boys enjoyed a good set of basketball results, winning 4 of their 5 games and only losing to the eventual champions.

St. Andrews boys finished 3rd in the football competition.St. Andrews boys finished 3rd in the football competition.

The girls football was a continuation of their domination in the basketball the previous day – Green Valley won all of their matches convincingly and were crowned champions again.

It was a fantastic 3 days of competition and was enjoyed by all who took part.

The St. Andrews girls team completely dominated the basketball.The St. Andrews girls team completely dominated the basketball.