Monday, February 22, 1999

Crucial ties for all four (The Malay Mail)

ALL four teams fighting for berths in Premier Two have an even chance
after their opening matches on Saturday in Bangi.
The four - Armed Forces, Police, Kuala Lumpur Malay Mail and Kelantan
TNB - will go all out today as victory will enhance their chances of
On Saturday, Malay Mail and TNB played to a 1-1 draw at the Bank
Simpanan Nasional Sports Complex, while Armed Forces and Police were
scoreless at the Petronas Sports Complex.
Malay Mail had to come back from a goal down to earn the draw to stay in
the hunt after Kelantan had taken the lead in the 16th minute through
Morhim Abdullah.
The newspaper team found the equaliser after substitute striker Mohamad
Sabri Mohamad Salleh was brought down by TNB's Ruslan Ismail in the
penalty box in the 83th minute.
Former KL midfielder S. Mathen made no mistake from the spot.
Today, Malay Mail will play Police at the Petronas Stadium, while TNB
will take on Armed Forces at the BSN Stadium. Both matches start at
The final day of the playoffs is on Wednesday.
Today: Armed Forces v Kelantan TNB (BSN Sports Complex); Police v KL
Malay Mail (Petronas Sports Complex).
Wednesday: KL Malay Mail v Armed Forces (BSN Sports Complex); Kelantan
TNB v Police (Petronas Sports Complex) - both matches at 4.30pm.

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