Allianz Junior Football Camp Malaysia League crowns winner of Southern Region
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The 2016 edition of the Allianz Junior Football Camp (AJFC) Malaysia League ended with the crowning of the Southern Region champions at Kompleks Sukan Hang Jebat, Malacca on 7 May 2016.
Harimau Mega FCemerged winners after beating KB Cheng-Stham to lift the title.While MRSM Johor Bahru finished third by a walkoverover AB Daerah Pontian to finish third and fourth respectively.
In the playoffs on 30 April 2016, Group A winners KB Cheng-Stham beat Group B runners-up AB Daerah Pontian 2-1 to book themselves a spot in the finals. Joining KB Cheng-Stham was Group A runners-up Harimau Mega FC who beat Group B winners MRSM Johor Bahru 2-1.
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), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang (Northern 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 are:
- AJFC Malaysia Final League Table (Southern Region)
- Southern Region’s National Finals Player List (Top 18 players)