Memorial Caneball tourney returns to Langley

Event in honour of 10-year-old girl who passed away

The Htoo Htoo Friendly Sepak Takraw Tournament of Champions takes place on Saturday (March 17) at Trinity Western University.

Sepak Takraw, also known as caneball, combines soccer and volleyball, and is popular among the local Karen communities of Surrey and Langley.

The tournament is in memory of 10-year-old Htoo K’Bru Paw, who passed away last year after an eight-month battle with complications surrounding a bone marrow transplant.

This is the second year it is being held.

The community event is being hosted with help from the Trinity Western Spartans men’s and women’s soccer teams, as well as the PuCKS (Promoting Community through Kids in Sport) program.

The opening ceremonies are at 9:30 a.m. and the championship game is at 2 p.m.

Trinity Western University is at 7600 Glover Road.