Friday, May 3, 1991

Sharp-MM to compete in Manila Cup (The Malay Mail)

SHARP-MALAY MAIL, the 1991 Kuala Lumpur FA Dunhill League champions, will
play in the inaugural Philippines Cup on May 6-12 in Iloilo City.
Sharp-MM were invited by the Philippines Football Federation (PFF)
after seeing them in action last month in Manila.
They drew 1-1 with the Philippines Olympic team and lost to the
Philippines national team 1-0.
Sharp Roxy, who sponsor Malay Mail in the Dunhill League, will
sponsor their airfare to the Philippines.
The other competing teams are from Taiwan, Brunei and the
The teams will play a one-round league with the champions and
runners-up meeting in the final.
Sharp-MM have included KL Semi-pro squad players Nazim Din, Tommy
Chong Kok Min, Badrul Isham Jalil, R. Ramachandran and Badrulsham Ahmad
for the tournament.
However, they will miss striker K. Kannan and defender See Kim Seng
who are involved in the Semi-pro League.
They will also miss defender S. Tamilarasan who is playring for
Yesterday, Sharp-MM beat Klang Town Council 4-0 in a friendly at the
Kota Raja Stadium in Klang.
The team leaves tomorrow morning for the Philippines. Their opening
match is against the Philippines.

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