Muhamad Roni, club X-Matrix stand-in goalkeeper, saves three penalty strokes in nail-biting final

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  • Saturday, 18 Jan 2014

Synergy Hockey Club's Louis Gregory (right) challenges for the ball with X-Matrix ) Hazman Faiz Ramli

X-MATRIX’S Muhamad Roni Risman was in his element during the penalty shoot-out in the Selangor Hockey League Division Two final at the Ministry of Education Hockey Stadium in Jalan Pantai, Kuala Lumpur recently.

In the final against Synergy Hockey Club, Muhamad Roni — a field player — took over from goalkeeper Mohd Husiani Muhmud during the shoot-out. The match had ended 3-3, thus forcing a shoot-out to decide the champions. In the shoot-out, X-Matrix clinched the Division Two title with a 3-1 win and earned promotion to Division One.

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