Battle for second spot goes down the wire after Kedah drop points against UiTM in Super League

It looks like the fight for second place in the Super League will go down to the wire after Kedah Darul Aman (KDA) FC could only draw 3-3 with basement side UiTM FC in their Super League clash at the Darul Aman Stadium here last night. The hosts got their goals through skipper Baddrol Bakhtiar (37th minute), Muhamad Fikhri Zulkiflee (73rd) and Tchetche Kipre (80th) while UiTM FC scored through a Dennis Buschening penalty in the 39th minute, Kwon Yong-hyun (46th) and Ariff Ar-Rasyid Ariffi (63rd). With just one match to go before the league…

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European Super League is on “standby”

The European Super League is on “standby” despite nine of the 12 founding teams withdrawing, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. After a furious backlash against the proposed tournament that was announced on Sunday, all six Premier League clubs involved withdrew. “We’re going to continue working,” said Perez. “The project is on standby.” Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Juventus have not withdrawn, although Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said the project could not now proceed. “You cannot get out of the contract like this – they are binding contracts,” he added. When asked…

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Things get hotter for hotshot Safawi

Johor Darul Ta’zim hotshot Safawi Rashid won almost everything in sight last season – but he has to shoulder bigger expectations for the 2020 season. The winger had a sensational season helping JDT retain their Super League title for the sixth time in a row and completed the M-League double by winning the Malaysia Cup. The Dungun local was named as the Most Valuable Player (MVP), Best Striker (local) and Most Popular Player at the 2019 National Football Awards last November. Safawi also made waves at continental level as his…

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