Online praise for Harimau Malaya, brickbats for violence

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  • Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

PETALING JAYA: As Indonesia apologised to Malaysia over the violence caused by its fans at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, social media was abuzz with Malaysians heaping praise on Harimau Malaya for its sensational World Cup qualifying victory in the Indonesian capital.

In congratulating the national football team over its 3-2 victory in what was the opening match of the 2022 World Cup-2023 Asia Cup second round qualifying tournament on Thursday night, many condemned Indonesian fans who turned unruly after the match.

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