Sunday, November 8, 2015

Under 14: Sabah boys win maiden title

KUALA LUMPUR Girls' edged Selangor 3-2 to lift the National Under-14 hockey tournament title in Malacca yesterday.
   And in the Boys' tournament, Sabah and  Perak ended locked 2-2 after regulation time, and in the shoot out Sabah claimed their maiden Under-14 title by beating Perak 5-4.
  During regulation time, the Sabah goals were scored by Nasrul Syahkhir (24th) and Granson Noel(63rd), while the Perak goals were scored by Afiq Iqbal (31st) and Afsraf Iqbal in the 69th minute to take the match to shoot out.
   Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) Technical Director Terry Walsh was impresed with the boys standard, but not the girls.
    "I watched some of the matches, and for an Under-14 tournament, the boys were quite impressive especially playes from Sabah. But the same can't be said abut the girls," said Walsh.
     Results:  BOYS'   Final: Sabah 2 Perak 2 (Sabah win shoot out 5-4); Third-Fourth: Malacca 1 Johor 4.
     GIRLS' Final: Kuala Lumpur  3 Selangor 2 ; Third-Fourth: SIngapore 2 Sabah 4.

Under-14: Selangor v KL girls final

SELANGOR Girls beat Singapore 3-0 to set up a date with Kuala Lumpur in the final of the National Under-14tournament in Malacca yesterday.
   In the Boys final, Selangor and Perak will battle for gold. Last year's boys champion Pahang were bundled out of the knock-out stage, while girls champions Sabah will play for the bronze with Singapore.
  Yesterday, Nur Aisyah Fadzinu was the toast of Selangor as she nailed a hat-trick of field goals in the 18th, 25th and 44th minutes to take her tally to five and second on the top-scorers list.
      RESULTS: Boys' Round Two: Group X: Malacca 3 Penang 1; Group Y: Johor 3 Selangor 3.
     Girls' Round Two: Group X: Singapore 0 Selangor 3 ; Group Y: Malacca 1 Sabah 6.
     TODAY:  BOYS'   Final: Sabah v Perak (MBMB Pitch 1, 5pm); Third-Fourth: Malacca v  Johor (MBMB, Pitch II, 3pm).
     GIRLS' Final: Kuala Lumpur v Selangor (MBMB Pitch II, 4.45pm); Third-Fourth: SIngapore v Sabah (MBMB Pitch I, 3pm)
  Note: All matches in Malacca