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The Premier Pitch comes to Ipoh

ipoh echo issue 140, The Premier Pitch, Paul Masefield, futsal
Paul Masefield

The Premier Pitch, a Singapore-based sports establishment that created football facilities in Singapore, has opened a branch in Ipoh.

The establishment was created by ex footballer, Paul Masefield, to enable football enthusiasts to have a game all day long and in any weather. Football fans will know Paul Masefield as the regular commentator on Astro’s ESPN Sports.

The Ipoh centre is located at Menglembu and covers two warehouses, Block B & C, Hala Perusahaan Menglembu 12, off Lahat Road behind the Proton showroom.


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Full FIFA-size futsal court

ccording to its General Manager, Mr Andy Johnston, the Centre has two types of pitches, two artificial turf courts, one FIFA spec training pitch and one full size FIFA spec Futsal court.

Johnston added that “Ipoh is the first The Premier Pitch outlet to be opened in Malaysia. The full FIFA-size court will enable 6-a-side games to be played with the possibility for teams to prepare themselves for the Futsal League.”

The Premier Pitch opens its doors this month (April). For enquiries and booking, contact: Peter at 012-6986487 or Miguel at 012-6784794.


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.”