Saturday, June 7, 2008

Terengganu Women hit it right

TOP PIC: Terengganu's Nur Suhaili Sapie rejoices after scoring the first goal against Penang.
BOTTOM PIC: Terengganu's Siti Sarah Mohd Idris (Left) in a tussle with Penang player Irnie Yanty Md Isa. Terengganu won 4-1.
THE Malaysia Games men's hockey final today will see defending champions Federal Territories take on Johor, in a repeat of the 2006 final after the latter overcame Penang 4-2 on penalty strokes after both sides were tied 1-1 at full-time.
FT made little work of surprise package Kelantan in their earlier semi-final, romping away with a 3-0 win thanks to goals from Faisal Kamaruddin, Razie Abdul Rahim and Hafiz Zakaria.
RESULTS (All Semi-finals) -- Men: Federal Territories 3 Kelantan 0, Johor 1 Penang 1 (Johor win 4-2 on penalty strokes).
Women: Pahang 2 Johor 0, Terengganu 4 Penang 1.

Germans Have Nine Lives

GERMANY have won the Men's Champions Trophy a record 9 times, while Australia and Netherlands have taken the trophy 8 times each. Spain have one title under their belt, while Argentina and South Korea are both chasing their first.
Germany (1) is the top ranked team in the ABN AMRO Men's World Rankings, followed by Australia (2), Netherlands (3), Spain (4), Korea (5) and Argentina (7). -- FIH