AJFC Malaysia 2018 crowns East Coast Region champions
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Eighteen young East Coast footballers are one step closer to earning a golden ticket to be part of the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC) in Munich and the chance to train with FC Bayern Munich’s youth coaches this August.
The players thoroughly impressed selectors at the Regional Finals today and will now represent the East Coast Region in the Grand Finals of the AJFC Malaysia League 2018 from 5 to 7 July 2018.
In the final, Kuantan Soccerkids B were crowned East Coast Region champions after beating Kuantan Soccerkids A 3-2 at Stadium Darul Makmur, Kuantan today. In the third and fourth placing match, Young Chukai SBSS FC beat Sanas FC 1-0.
“We are very proud to crown the East Coast Region champions today. All the players showed a lot of heart and played tremendously. With AJFC, Allianz is very proud to be able to give these inspiring, and gifted young footballers a dream experience of what it is like to play football professionally. We congratulate all 18 players for making the team and we wish them the very best in the Grand Finals,” said Amy Loke, Chief Market Management Officer of Allianz Malaysia Berhad.
AJFC Malaysia League kicked-off in Central region at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi on 24 March 2018, followed by Southern region at Kompleks Sukan Hang Jebat, Malacca and Northern region at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang (7 April); and East Coast region at Padang Majlis Perbandaran Kuantan 1and Kolej Universiti Islam Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah in Kuantan, Pahang and Sabah at Padang Sukma Kota Kinabalu (14 April). The format for the Malaysia League remains an 11-a-side affair played for 70 minutes.
Upon the culmination of the Malaysia League, the regional selection panel will then select the top 18 players from each region to form six regional teams that will compete in the Finals. Following three days of centralised training, the six teams will go head to head to determine the winner at the Grand Final on 7 July. At the end of the Grand Finals, 10 players will be selected to attend the AJFC Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, where the best two Malaysian players will be selected to attend AJFC in Munich, Germany.
Keep up to date on AJFC via Allianz Malaysia’s Facebook and Instagram page: facebook.com/AllianzMalaysia and instagram.com/allianzmalaysia.
|CHAMPIONS||KUANTAN SOCCERKIDS B|
|RUNNER’S UP||KUANTAN SOCCERKIDS A|
|3RD PLACE||YOUNG CHUKAI SBSS FC|
|4TH PLACE||SANAS FC|
BEST 18 PLAYERS
|1||MOHAMMAD NASRUL IKHWAN BIN NOOR AZMAN||YOUNG CHUKAI SBBS FC||GOALKEEPER|
|2||INSAN KAMIL BIN NADZARI||PANDAN DAMAI SOCCER KIDS||GOALKEEPER|
|3||HAZIQ HAIKAL BIN ZULHAIRE||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS B||DEFENDER|
|4||WAN MOHAMMAD AZEEM BIN WAN MOHAMMAD AZAHAR||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||DEFENDER|
|5||AFIF HASSAN BIN SUHAIMI||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||DEFENDER|
|6||TENGKU ALIF SYAFIQ BIN TENGKU MOHAMED YUSOF FADZILAH||YOUNG CHUKAI SBBS FC||DEFENDER|
|7||ZIKRI MUAZ BIN ASROL AFANDEE||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||DEFENDER|
|8||AHMAD SYAHMI BIN KADRI||THE ELEPHANT PAHANG||DEFENDER|
|9||MUHAMMAD NAZIH RAZIN BIN HISHAMUDIN||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||MIDFIELDER|
|10||MUHAMMAD AZIM HAIKAL BIN MOHAMMAD ADNAN||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||MIDFIELDER|
|11||MOHAMAD HARITS IRFAN BIN HAMDAN||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS B||MIDFIELDER|
|12||MOHAMAD SYARIQUL HUZNI BIN MOHD TARMIZI||YOUNG CHUKAI SBBS FC||MIDFIELDER|
|13||TUAN NASRUL NA'IMULLAH BIN TUAN HAZAHAR||YOUNG CHUKAI SBBS FC||MIDFIELDER|
|14||MOHAMAD KHAIROL SYAFIQ BIN HAIROL AZRI||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS A||STRIKER/WINGER|
|15||MUHAMMAD SYABIL BIN ISSAM||KUANTAN SOCCER KIDS B||STRIKER/WINGER|
|16||ASRUL IKBAL BIN AWALUDDIN||MAKMUR UNITED A||STRIKER/WINGER|
|17||SHAKIR ZUFAYRI BIN MOHAMAD DOL||PANDAN DAMAI SOCCER KIDS||STRIKER/WINGER|
|18||IMAN NURHAKIM BIN ABDULLAH||TALENT KIDS FC PAHANG||STRIKER/WINGER|