"One of Amman Mineral's contributions is to support the development of national young athletes and to improve the achievements of Indonesian tennis sports"
Jakarta, June 17, 2019 - The Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") became the main sponsor of the Junior Tennis National Championships labeled the Amman Mineral Detec Open 2019 which took place in Yogyakarta on 17-22 June 2019. This junior tennis tournament targeted 400 participants from the Age Groups 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 years originating from all over Indonesia and abroad, both male and female categories. In Yogyakarta, the location of this championship match will take place on several tennis courts in a number of locations, such as at Gajah Mada University and Yogyakarta State University (UNY).
"We are very pleased to be directly involved in this championship to look for potential young seedlings so that they can be fostered to become Indonesia's future tennis athletes. Of course it takes a long time and process before they reach the stage that can make Indonesia proud. Therefore, participation from the business world is needed to ensure that the training of beginners can be carried out in a sustainable manner, "said Rachmat Makkasau, President Director of Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara.
The Junior Tennis National Championship "Amman Mineral Detec Open 2019" has been included in the official competition calendar of the Executive Board of the All Indonesian Tennis Association (PP PELTI) held since 2016. In addition to the "Amman Mineral Detec Open 2019", Amman Mineral will also support the implementation of the championship Another junior national tennis which has become the official PP PELTI championship agenda, namely "PELTI National Junior Championship". This national championship will be held in several major cities in Indonesia and will be held throughout 2019-2020.
Rachmat Makkasau added, "Amman Mineral's direct involvement as the main sponsor in several official national junior tennis competitions aims to provide opportunities and experience of competing to Indonesian junior athletes in order to compete and compete early on. "Hopefully, there will be many Indonesian tennis athletes who excel both domestically and internationally," he said.
On PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara
Amman Mineral Group is a company whose main business line is in the mining world, which operates the Batu Hijau mine in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. The Batu Hijau Mine is one of the largest copper and gold mines in Indonesia that is managed while maintaining the safety, environmental protection and social responsibility aspects.
Amman Mineral also won 7 times the Green and Blue PROPER awards from the Ministry of Environment for the environmental management and social responsibility programs.