Ireland v China Friendship Match
31 August 2017
Badminton Ireland was delighted to have had the opportunity to host a number of Chinese nationals and esteemed guests for a friendly event sponsored by Haotong Aerotech Ltd.
The Teicnic Camp players were treated to a coaching session from former Chinese National player and Indonesian Open winner Xiaojia Chen who put them through their paces with various fitness and on court routines.
Some of the Chinese visitors also got the chance to get some coaching also from some of the Badminton Ireland coaches. In the evening the Chinese players got the chanced to play alongside some of the Irish Senior players in some friendly matches.
The Chinese Ambassador and his wife attended the event and got to see some of the players in action. The highlight game of the evening was Nhat Nguyen and Rachael Darragh who played against Scott Evans and former Chinese National player Xiaojia Chen. It was an exciting display and many of the Chinese visitors were amazed by the standard of play.
Badminton Ireland would like to thank HaoTong Aerotech for sponsoring the event and the Chinese Ambassador and his wife for attending as well as all of the other people involved in making the event a success.