PERAK overcame the odds to beat six-time champions Kuala Lumpur 2-0 in the final of the Boys' MHC-Milo-NSC
National Under-14 in Kuala Terengganu yesterday.
It was the third title for Perak, who were also champions in 2005 and 2006.
And it was the second time Perak beat KL in the tournament, as they also won 4-2 in the Group stages.
Aliff Ikhemal did the damage with a field goal in the second minute, and tournament top scorer Arif Sabron
cdemented the win in the 60th minute by scoring his 16th goal in eight matches.
Perak coach Ezral Ariff said: "Credit to my boys for playing well in the final. Goalkeeper Mohamed Izhar deserves
special mention, as he was in top form to deny the KL strikers."
In the bronze match, hosts Terengganu beat Malacca 3-2. The Terengganu goals were scored by Shahrin
Izzuddin (17th) and Wan Rifqi (54th and 67th).
And the Malacca goals came from Aliff Najmi (33rd) and Izzat Rais (51st).
And in the Girls' final, Selangor cameback twice from a goal down to beat Penang 5-3. The Selangor scorers were
Nurul Aida Abdul Razak (13th), Nurul Hidayah (20th), P. Revathi (22nd), Azieah Azman (39th) and Ellya Amanina
While Penang got their goals off and own goal in the 11th minute, Nurul Hidayah (13th) and Mimie Zulakha Zaini
RESULTS: Boys' final: Perak 2 Kuala Lumpur 0; Third-Fourth: Terengganu 3 Malacca 2.
Girls' final: Selangor 5 Penang 3; Third-Fourth: Kuala Lumpur 3 Malacca 0.
ROLL OF HONOUR
Best player of the tournament: Mohamed Akhimullah (Terengganu)
Top scorer: Arif Sabron (Perak - 16 goals)
Best goalkeeper: Tyrendrraj Azwind (Negri Sembilan)
Man of the match in final: Pavandip Singh (KL)
Best player of the tournament: Nazatul Huzra (KL)
Top scorer: Arinah Azyyati (KL) and Ellya Amanina Ellias (Sel) 11 goals
Best goalkeeper: Aina Nadiah Fadzil (KL)
Man of the match in the final: P. Revathi (Sel)