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Monday, May 22, 2017

KOTA RANGER MAKE IT THREE WINS OUT OF THREE TO GO TOP OF DST SUPER LEAGUE


Caption: Md Abu Bakar Mahari (front row, right) bagged a brace to bring his tally to a league-high of six goals in the victory. Picture: Courtesy of NFABD

Yee Chun Leong
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
KOTA Ranger FC moved back to the summit of the DST Super League with a 4-0 victory over Lun Bawang yesterday.
The result was the third consecutive win in as many games bringing them to nine points in the 11-team table displacing Kasuka FC, who are three points behind and have a game in hand, to second place.
Defending champions MS ABDB (Royal Brunei Armed Forces), who also have a game in hand, are also on six points together with Wijaya FC, who have played two games more.
After a goalless first half, Md Abu Bakar Mahari broke the deadlock three minutes after the interval at the Balapan Track and Field at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas.
It was 3-0 after quick goals from Ak Akid Arif Sujono and Md Fathurrahman Embran in the 70th and 71st minutes.
Md Abu Bakar then netted his second of the match in the 83rd minute, bringing his tally to a league-high six goals, to complete the win.
Menglait FC starting XI in a group photo before kick off against MS PDB. Picture: Courtesy of NFABD
The other match saw Menglait FC edge MS PDB (Royal Brunei Police Force Sports Council) 2-1 at the Tutong Sports Complex last night.
Menglait got off to a great start and went in front in the ninth minute but it was cancelled out by Md Fakhrol Tamimi Hj Sahari five minutes before the interval.
Md Nazirul Azim Hj Annuar then put Menglait back in front in the 62nd minute and it was enough to seal the first win for his side.
The result moved Menglait up to eighth position with three points from three games while MS PDB are in sixth place with just a point more and on better goal difference from Jerudong FC.
The competition will now take a break and resume in July.

DST SUPER LEAGUE 2017 - LEADING SCORER


DST SUPER LEAGUE 2017 - STANDING


DST SUPER LEAGUE 2017 - RESULT


Sunday, May 21, 2017

DST SUPER LEAGUE 2017 - RESULT


MD FAIZ FARHAN RESCUES POINT FOR NAJIP I-TEAM AGAINST TABUAN MUDA A


Caption: Najip I-Team first XI in a group photo prior to kick off against Tabuan Muda A. Picture: Courtesy of NFABD

Yee Chun Leong
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
MD Faiz Farhan Kamat came to the rescue of Najip I-Team with a stoppage time equaliser for a 2-2 draw against Tabuan Muda A (national under-19 football team) in the DST Super League last night.
The result is the first point of the season for Najip I-Team after three games as they lie in 10th position of the 11-team table.
On the other hand, Tabuan Muda A are in fifth with five points to their name.
Tabuan Muda A first XI in a group photo before kick off against Najip I-Team. PIcture: Courtesy of NFABD
Md Nur Asyraffahmi Nor Samri had given the national under-19 side the lead in the 25th minute at the Berakas Sports Complex.
Md Faiz Farhan equalised for Najip I-Team six minutes after the break but Tabuan Muda A regained the advantage courtesy of Md Hanif Farhan Azman.
They were well on their way to their second straight victory of the season  before the late drama.
The competition continues today with Kota Ranger FC taking on Lun Bawang at 3pm at the Balapan Track and Field of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas.
The other match pits Menglait FC against MS PDB (Royal Brunei Police Force Sports Council) at the Tutong Sports Complex at 8.15pm.
Meanwhile, two DST Premier League matches are also scheduled for 8.15pm tomorrow.
Panchor Murai FC and Tunas FC will do battle at the Berakas Sports Complex while Tabuan Muda B against leaders DSP United at the Sungai Kebun Sports Complex.