Sunday, March 29, 2015

Nat U16: Pahang Boys lift maiden title

PAHANG lifted their first Boys' National Under-16 title when they beat Malacca 2-0 at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.
  The Pahang goals were scored by Mohamed Kamil (seventh) and Mohamed Idris (55th).
  In the Girls final, Selangor edged Kuala Lumpur 1-0 and the star of the day was P. Revathi, who scored a penalty corner goal in the 32nd minute.
   "I am very proud of my girls who played good hockey in the entire tournament to become champions in this age-group tournament. There are some very good players in this team and this augurs well for the future of women's hockey in the country," Mohamed Jadwi.
   Selangor girls won all five of their Group B matches by scoring 21 goals and only let in four. For the record, it was match winner Revathi's first goal of the tournament.
   RESULTS: Boys' Final: Malacca 0 Pahang 2; Third-Fourth: Perak 3 Johor 1.
   Girls' Final: Selangor 1 Kuala Lumpur 0; Third-Fourth: Penang 4 Kedah 2.