PERAK'S Anderson School hammered St John of Kuala Lumpur 5-1
to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champion Schools hockey
tournament at the Kuala Lumpur HA Stadium yesterday.
Perak, in Group B, are unbeaten after three matches, and
will wrap-up their fixtures against Seksyen II of Selangor
Anderson started the goal-count in the 10th minute, when
their skipper Jasdev Singh scored off a penalty corner, and
the other goals were scored by Norazmirul Azman (16th),
Zainol Akmal (42nd), Firdaus Sidek (48th) and Rasyid Hazar
(59th). The St John goal was scored by Harith Rosli in the
In another Group B match, Seksyen II of Selangor shocked
Khir Johari of Kedah 4-0 with goals from Al-Hakim Maula
(25th, 62nd), Nashriq Farhan (35th) and Hafif Elkan (53rd).
In Group A, Tunku Besar Secondary School (TBSS) of Negri
Sembilan blew a chance to qualify for the semi-finals early
when they lost 2-0 to Mutiara Impian of Penang.
Now, TBSS must beat or hold Hamzah Machang of Kelantan to a
draw today to play in the last four. The TBSS defeat has also
thrown the semi-finals tickets wide open, with Negri, Penang,
Kelantan and Pahang all in the hunt to play in the knock-out
Mutiara Impian scored two late goals off Muhaimin Aziz
(60th) and Rashid Baharom (66th) to top Group A on seven
In the last match of the day, Pahang beat Armed Forces 2-0
with goals from Hafiz Zainol (28th) and Zulhannan Mazlan
(47th) to keep their semis hopes alive.
RESULTS -- GROUP A: Mutiara Impian (Pg) 2 Tunku Besar Tampin
(NS) 0, Seberang Temerloh 2 Armed Forces 0; Group B: Anderson
(Pk) 5 St John (KL) 1, Seksyen II (Sel) 4 Khir Johari (Ked)
TODAY: Group A -- Hamzah Machang (Kel) v Tunku Besar
Secondary School (Negri) 7.30am, Mutiara Impian (Pg) v
Seberang Temerloh (Pah) 9.30am.
GROUP B: Anderson (Pk) v Seksyen II (Sel) 3.30pm, Sultan
Abu Bakar (Joh) v St John (KL) 5.30pm.
P W D L F A Pts
PENANG 3 2 1 0 5 2 7
NEGRI 3 2 0 1 10 3 6
PAHANG 3 2 0 1 6 2 6
KELANTAN 3 1 1 1 1 6 4
ARMED FORCES 4 0 0 4 1 14 0
P W D L F A PTS
PERAK 3 3 0 0 13 2 9
KEDAH 4 2 0 2 7 8 6
SELANGOR 3 1 0 2 5 7 3
K LUMPUR 3 1 0 2 7 10 3
JOHOR 3 1 0 2 3 8 3