Allianz Junior Football Camp Malaysia League crowns winner of Northern Region
Phone: 03 2264 0780
- Social Media
The 2016 edition of the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC) Malaysia League ended with the crowning of the Northern Region champions at Stadium Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang on 28 May 2016.
AS Daruga FC emerged winners after beating Sungai Ara FC to lift the title. While SMK Kulim FC beat Arslan FC to finish third and fourth respectively.
In the playoffs on 21 May 2016, Group A table-toppers Sungai Ara beat fourth-placed SMK Kulim FC 1-0 to book themselves a spot in the finals. Joining Sungai Ara in the finals was second-placed AS Daruga FC who beat third-placed Arslan FC 3-0.
The AJFC Malaysia League offers aspiring Malaysian footballers aged 14 to 16 the opportunity to train with record 25-time German Champions FC Bayern Munich in Munich, Germany.
This year’s competition featured three other locations. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi (Central Region), Kompleks Sukan Hang Jebat, Malacca (Southern region) and Padang Majlis Perbandaran Kuantan and Kolej Islam Pahang Kuantan (East Coast region).
During the six-week League, the 63 teams played 11-a-side matches for 60-minutes.
The Regional Finals Central region also took place on 7 May 2016, while the Finals for both the East Coast and Northern Regions will take place on 14 May 2016 and 28 May 2016 respectively.
The Regional Finals will see top 18 players from each region being selected to form four regional teams. These teams will then compete in the National Finals at UKM, Bangi on 3 and 4 June 2016. Following the Finals, the top,13 players will be selected to attend Asia Camp in Bali, Indonesia from 19-21 July 2016. From Asia Camp, the best three Malaysian players will attend AJFC in Munich, Germany from 25-30 August 2016.
AJFC Malaysia debuted in 2012 with the Asia Camp introduced in 2014. Malaysia’s participation at AJFC in Munich, Germany has steadily grown from two entrants in 2012 to five entrants including a set of twins who were wildcard winners from the Asia Camp in Bali, Indonesia.
Attached with this press release is:
- Northern Region’s National Finals Player List (Top 18 players)