Sunday, February 23, 2014

BJSS scrape into final...

BUKIT Jalil Sports School (BJSS) will play Politeknik-KPM in the final of the Division Two play-offs at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil Sunday.
   BJSS, Politeknik-KPM, Old La Sallians Association of Klang (Olak-PKT) and MSP-Pahang also qualified to play in Division One next season.
   Yesterday, BJSS beat Nur Insafi 5-2, while Politeknik-KPM beat MSP-Pahang 5-0 to qualify for the final. The Politeknik-KPM goals were scored  by Ain A. Rahman (14th, 24th),  Kamarul Ariffin Kamaruddin (19th),  Ashran Hamsani ( 45th), Khairuddin Ramlan (57th).
   BJSS, who were relegated to Division Two last year, were elated with the comeback.
   "We reached our target of re-claiming our Division One spot, and even though the final tomorrow (today) is expected to be tough for us, my boys are ready to give their best," said BJSS coach S. Prakash.
    Needing to win by three clear goals to pip Olak-PKT, BJSS went into the lead in the 8th minute through Mahathir Rathuwan.
   But Nur Insafi was not going to make it easy and drew level in the 18th minute via Izaidi Ismail.
   However goals from Norshahrezan Mat Jusoh (25th, 33rd), Fakhri Ardillah Saifullah (48th, 61st) gave them a 5-1 lead.
   Nur Insafi tried to upset the formbook, but could only score one more off  NurMushawwir Hrsikesa Thaitchana in the 51st minute.
   BJSS earned RM2,000 as Group X champions with Olak-PKT receiving RM1,500 as runner-up.
  In Group Y, Politeknik-KPM collected RM2,000 and MSP-Pahang received RM1,500.
   RESULTS: BJSS 5 Nur Insafi 2, Politeknik-KPM 5 MSP-Pahang 0.
   SUNDAY: Final -- Politeknik-KPM v Bukit Jalil Sports School (7pm); Third-Fourth: Olak-PKT v MSP-Pahang (5pm). Both matches at the National Stadium II in Bukit Jalil.