AFC Cup: Kedah reach knockout stage

Mahmoud Al-Mardi celebrates his hat-trick against Visakha. - Photo courtesy of Kedah FC

PETALING JAYA: Kedah is the second Malaysian club to qualify for the AFC Cup knockout stages.

The Canaries topped Group I with six points and a better goal difference after thrashing Cambodian club Visakha 5-1 at the Stadion Kapten I Wayan Dipta in Bali on Thursday (June 30)

Jordanian winger Mahmoud Al-Mardi was the star of the show with three goals in the 28th, 47th and 54th minute.

Fayadh Zulkifli and Ronald Ngah wrapped up the glorious night for Kedah with goals in the 67th and 76th minute respectively.

The other team that qualified earlier was Kuala Lumpur, who finished as the best runners-up team in the Asean stage.

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