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Pesaka deny Malaysian exponent Robial is at wrong over his 'unsporting' kick


Singapore’s Sheik Ferdous grimacing in pain after receiving an illegal kick to the back by Malaysia’s Muhammad Robial Sobri in the Pencak Silat Men’s Class I semi-finals in Jakata, Indonesia, on Aug 26, 2018. He won the match 5-0. – The Straits Times/ANN

Singapore’s Sheik Ferdous grimacing in pain after receiving an illegal kick to the back by Malaysia’s Muhammad Robial Sobri in the Pencak Silat Men’s Class I semi-finals in Jakata, Indonesia, on Aug 26, 2018. He won the match 5-0. – The Straits Times/ANN

JAKARTA: Malaysia National Silat Federation (Pesaka) have leapt to exponent Muhd Robial Sobri’s defence. 

Pesaka general manager Datuk Osman Nok denied that Robial had been unsportsmanlike during the semi-final bout against Singapore’s Sheik Ferdous Sheik Alau’ddin during their 85-90kg at the Indonesia Asian Games. 

   

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