KUALA LUMPUR – Defending champions Pahang accompany Selangor and Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) to the quarter-final of the Malaysia Cup despite having a match in hand.
Pahang beat Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) 3-0 in a Group D match at Shah Alam Stadium last night.
The win boosted Pahang with nine points after five matches, thus taking over from PKNS FC as group leaders.
Pahang opened scoring via Dickson Nwakaeme in the 27th minute before striker Mathias Conti added two more goals in the 29th and 81 minute.
In another match, PKNS FC failed to take advantage of playing on homeground after drawing 1-1 against Penang at Selayang Stadium.
Penang led via the goal from Lee Gil-hoon in the 16th minute before Mohd Alif Haikal Mohd Sabri equalised for PKNS in the 43rd minute.
Terengganu beat JDT II 2-1 in a Group A match at Pasir Gudang Municipal Council Stadium, Johor Baharu.
Ismail Faruqi Ashari was the toast of Terengganu after scoring the winning goal in the 86th minute to cap a fine win for the east coast team.
Earlier, Terengganu led via a goal from Issey Nakajima-Farran in the eighth minute before JDT II skipper Shahril Ishak equalised in the 34th minute.
The three games which were scheduled for Oct 3 were postponed by the Competitions Committee of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) following the bad haze.