Malaysian badminton mourns passing of vice president

Malaysian badminton mourns passing of vice president

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 3, 2019: The Badminton Association of Malaysia is deeply saddened by the loss of BAM Vice President and Melaka Badminton Association President Datuk Dr. Khoo Kim Eng, who passed away in Melaka on September 29. He was 77.

A dedicated administrator of the sport, Kim Eng was elected as the Melaka BA President in 1999 and has served as BAM Vice President for a period of 20 years.

“I am devastated to learn of the passing of Datuk Dr. Khoo,” said BAM President Dato’ Sri Norza Zakaria.

“He was an invaluable source of wisdom and a devoted member of the BAM leadership and has contributed greatly to the development of the sport in Melaka.

“He has shown that he was a leader who really wanted to help the sport throughout his tenure. His untimely demise is a huge loss not only to his family but also to the badminton community.

“The thoughts of everyone at BAM are with his family, friends and loved ones at this very difficult time.”