KL Team is Futsal Champion


Court Soccer from Kuala Lumpur emerged champion at the inaugural MBI-Kronos Futsal Fiesta held at the Indera Mulia Stadium, Ipoh recently. The KL-ites beat Perak’s Marlin A in a penalty shoot-out after tying 1-1 at the end of the final match. The winning team was awarded the Datuk Bandar Challenge Trophy, a trophy replica, medals and RM5,000 in cash. Runner-up Marlin A took home the runner-up trophy, a replica, medals and cash worth RM3,000. The best-player award went to Mohd Ridzuan of Court Soccer while Zaidi Zainal of Marlin A was adjudged the top scorer of the championship. Mayor Dato’ Roshidi Hashim gave away the prizes. In his closing remarks, Roshidi emphasised the importance of sports in shaping a healthy nation. “Youths need to indulge in healthy pursuits so as to keep them away from unhealthy activities.”