KUALA LUMPUR – Defending Malaysia Cup champion Kedah whipped Melaka United 6-2 at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka to strengthen their position at the top of Group C while UiTM FC scored their first Malaysia Cup win by beating troubled Kelantan 2-0 at the UiTM Stadium in Shah Alam.
Kedah took the lead just five minutes after the start through Ahmad Fakri Saarani before Sandro Da Silva added a brace in the 35th and 39th minutes and Muhammad Akram Mahinan made it 4-0 in the 48th minute while two goals in the 77th and 90th minutes from Ken Ilso and Muhammad Akhyar Abdul Rashid completed the rout.
Melaka United scored through Mohd Azinee Taib (21st min) and Muhammad Fauzi Roslan (53rd min).
In another Group C match played at the UiTM Stadium in Shah Alam, UiTM FC added on to Kelantan’s misery after emerging 2-0 winners for their first Malaysia Cup win after four matches.
Import Akanni-Sunday Wasiu was the toast of his team when he struck a brace in the 5th and 45th minutes, although the win failed to change UiTM FC’s position in the group.