JDT defeats Kedah in football season opener

JDT's Jorge Rolando heads the ball during the Charity Shield match.

JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) kicked off the 2018 Malaysian Super League football season by defeating Kedah 2-1 in the Charity Shield match on Saturday (Feb 3) night.

The four-time league champions initially fell behind when Kedah's Sandro Da Silva picked up a loose pass from JDT goalkeeper Mohd Izham Tarmizi and lobbed the ball towards Pablo Marzo, who slotted the ball into the net to make it 0-1 in the 15th minute.

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