Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Perak Football Club (PKNP FC) won the recently-concluded football championship organised by the Ipoh Football Association held at the Perak Stadium on Thursday, September 17. It defeated Ipoh City Council’s Football Club (MBI FC) 4-2 in a penalty shootout.
Both sides played hard in front of almost a thousand adoring fans. But when the final whistle blew, after the regulation extra time, the score line was 2-2. The winner was then decided on a penalty shootout.
Besides winning the challenge trophy, PKNP FC won the RM3000 cash prize on offer. Runner-up MBI FC took home RM2000 in cash prize. The Best Player Award went to Mohammad Rosdi Abu Said from PKNP FC.
The objective of the league was to help the Ipoh Football Association source for fresh talents and to prepare itself for the upcoming Super League.