KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulated the national football team for defeating Singapore 2-1 in Group A of the SEA Games football competition at the Shah Alam Stadium last night.
In the second Group A match, Malaysia beat Singapore and registered their second consecutive win through goals scored by Muhamad Nor Azam Abdul Azih and N.Thanabalan.
Despite the win, which increased the number of points to six, Malaysia remained in second spot behind Myanmar who also registered their second consecutive win by beating Laos 3-1 in another Group A match played at the UiTM Stadium here.
Malaysia will play against Myanmar on Aug 21, before completing their Group A fixtures against Laos on Aug 23. – BERNAMA