Kuching City, Kedah, Terengganu and Penang advance to FA Cup quarter-finals

PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur has been eliminated from the FA Cup after a shock 2-3 defeat to Kuching City in the last 16 at the Cheras Football Stadium on Friday (June 14).

The game ended 2-2 in regulation time, with goals for the Cats scored by wingback Filemon Anyie Standly (26th minute) and winger Nur Shamie Izsuan Amin (68th minute).

The City Boys, who were runners-up last year, scored through strikers Haqimi Azim Rosli (14th) and Paulo Josue (39th).

The extra-time winner was scored by Zharul Nizwan in the 123rd minute took the team to the quarter-finals. In Gong Badak, home side Terengganu etched a slim 2-1 win against Perak at the Sultan Mizan Stadium.

Perak took the lead through centreback Luiz Motta in the sixth minute, but Terengganu fought back with goals from winger Safawi Rasid (35th) and midfielder Marin Pilj (42nd).

In Alor Setar, Kedah thrashed AI Semi-Pro League club Bukit Tambun 5-0 at the Darulaman Stadium.

Striker Ebenezer Assifuah was the toast when he scored a hattrick in the 39th, 68th and 79th minutes. Fellow striker Milos Gordic scored in the 15th minute, while midfielder Amirul Hisyam Awang Kechik netted the second in the 20th minute.

In Temerloh, Penang beat Pahang 4-2 in a penalty shootout after holding each other out 1-1 at the end of the regulation and extra time at the Temerloh Stadium. They will take on northern rivals Kedah in the two-legged quarter-finals.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Football

Olympics-New Zealand report Canada to IOC after drone incident
Soccer-Bologna sign Dutch forward Dallinga from Toulouse
Olympics-Soccer-US women ready to 'create a new history' in Paris, says Hayes
Big names missing in men’s Olympic football tournament
Arif shows he can be JDT’s future captain after passing coach’s test
Pavitran turns on goal scoring power for Harimau Muda
Akinade game for new combo in bid to challenge JDT
US women have task cut out in quest for record fifth gold
Soccer-UEFA begins investigation into Morata, Rodri Euro 2024 celebrations
Soccer-Torino sign Scotland forward Adams

Others Also Read