KUALA LUMPUR – Sensational national striker Faizal Saari scored five goals for Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) in their 9-0 win against UiTM-KPT 9-0 in the quarterfinals of the Tan Sri P. Alagendra Cup hockey tournament at the National Hockey Stadium in in Bukit Jalil here today.
THT’s Argentinian Gonzalo Peillat contributed two while their other goals were scored by Barreiros Lopez and Muhammad Sufi Ismat Rohulamin.
Speaking to reporters afterwards, Faizal said the team were looking forward to their semifinal clash against TNB Thunderbolt on Saturday .
TNB Thunderbolt defeated Penang Hockey Club (PHC) 5-3 in another quarterfinal clash played at the same venue.
TNB Thunderbolt’s goals were scored by Muhammad Arif Syafie Ishak, Amir Farid Ahmad Fuzi , Mohd Sallehin Abdul Ghani ; Azril Misron and Amir Farid Ahmad Fuzi while PHC’s by Muhammad Aliff Farhan Riduan and Jiwa Mohan (brace).
The other semifinal tie will see UniKL take on Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC).
UniKL qualified after burying MBPJ Tigers 6-0 with the scorers being Muhamad Hafiz Zainol, Izwan Firdaus Ahmad Tajuddin ; Muhammad Najmi Farizal Jazlan and Faridzul Afiq Mohd .
KLHC edged Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) 2-1 with Jang Jonghyun and Muhammad Razie Abdul Rahim finding the mark while Nik Muhammad Aiman Nik Rosemi scored for TNB. – BERNAMA