UiTM previals in an opening thriller

Saturday, 26 October 2013 08:43

Selangor Hockey League 2013 (SHL2013) got of to a roaring start as UiTM
collected all 3 points in a see- saw battle of a 7 goal thriler.

UiTM started off slow and paid the price for some poor defending as RAMD
took the lead in the 11th Minute as an unmarked Anuyari Mohamad slammed in
the ball fromt he top of the goal.

The goal jolted UiTm awake as they began to put more urgency into their
game and were instantly rewarded 2 minutes later when Captain Muhammad Noor
Faeez converted a penalty corner.

The game was going back and forth as both sides went out in an all out open
attack. RAMD seized the lead on the 28th minute as Shukri Dahari pounced on
a rebound to put it the keeper.

UiTM to their credit did not give up and kept pressuring the RAMD defence
the equalizer for UiTM came in the 31st minute via Izzwan Mohd Salleh who
converted form a penalty corner set piece.

The second half continued as the rain began to fall UiTM grabbed the lead
44th minute via Muhammad Asraf Bohari. RAMD stung back immediately on the
next minute when Umpire Surjit Singh awarded RAMD a penalty stroke, the
UiTM team were disputing the decision but Surjit never wavered in this
decision. RAMS's Mohd Yazid Yahya cooly converted form the spot.

With the score tied 3-3 both team went into attack more search for the
winning goals UiTM were denied by the post twice and RAMD was guilty of
poor finishing. RAMD paid the price for their misses as UiTM's Nor Nashriq
Farhan Nor Azman clinched the winner and the valuable 3 points off a
penalty corner.

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