Thursday, December 3, 2009

Penang on a roll

By Ajitpal Singh

PENANG recorded their second consecutive win in the National Under-14 Hockey Championship when they edged defending champions Perak 2-1 in a Group A match at the Kuantan Stadium yesterday.
Penang, who defeated Kelantan 4-1 on Sunday, took a 2-0 lead in the opening 14 minutes with goals from Mohd Izzudan Halim (fourth) and Mohd Rahimi Iskandar (14th).
Perak replied through Mohd Najib Abu Hassan in the 23rd minute.
Meanwhile, Faiz Mohd Zain’s hat trick helped Kelantan outplay Perlis 7-0 in Group A yesterday.
Faiz scored in the 32nd, 34th and 38th minutes.
Mohd Sofieyudin (20th), Mohd Zafwan (52nd), Mohd Safa mi (54th) and Mohd Fitri Zaidi (62nd) scored the other goals.

Group A: Perlis 0 Kelantan 7, Perak 1 Penang 2
Group B: Terengganu 3 Malacca 2, K. Lumpur 1 Selangor 1