TWO goalkeepers, going separate way after being team-mates the past five
seasons, hold the key to their respective clubs' success in the KLFA
Dunhill soccer final tonight (7.45pm).
Veteran goalkeeper Rashid Hassan appears for City Hall SC and his
former Kuala Lumpur Semi-pro League teammate, M. Pavalamani, for opponents
KL dropped them after their poor performance last season.
Rashid will turn out for Second Division Police for the new season
while Pavalamani will try to make Kelantan's final squad in trials this
While Pavalamani leaves for Kota Bharu tommorrow, Rashid will
continue to play for his employers City Hall as he is only on loan to
Police for the Semi-pro League.
Rashid will also feature for City Hall in the FAM Cup final against
Selangor's Public Bank on Friday.
The two `keepers will take centrestage tonight at the KL Stadium.
City Hall, League champions since it was inaugurated in 1986 except
last year, are the favourites.
The boast of Semi-pro players in Razip Ismail, Tang Siew Seng,
Mohamad Zaid Jamil, S. Balachandran, R. Subramaniam and K. Kannan.
A.N. Chandrsegar, Rohaniza Ahmad Yusof, V. Suresh, Zulkarnian Talib
and Mohamad Omar have also been impressive.
The champions will receive $20,000 and the runners-up, $15,000.
The third-placing match between Maybank and Bank Pertanian is at 4pm.