Double celebration as Malaysia beat Thailand regu in World Cup


Great time: The Malaysian sepak takraw team celebrating their victory over Thailand in the World Cup regu and doubles finals. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia ended Thailand’s reign as the world sepaktakraw powerhouses by winning the Premier Division regu title in the World Cup after a 2-0 win at the Titiwangsa Stadium on Wednesday.

The national trio comprising Farhan Adam (feeder), Mohd Syahir Mohd Rosdi (server) and Mohd Azlan Alias (killer) proved that Malaysia are a force to be reckoned with in world of sepaktakraw by defeating their archrivals and defending champions 15-8 and 15-12 in straight sets.The win helped avenge the disappointment of losing to Thailand in the final of the previous World Cup hosted by South Korea.

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