Football fans descend on the National Stadium for the Malaysian Cup final

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 November (Bernama) — Local football fans gather at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil tonight for the highly anticipated 2022 Malaysia Cup final between Johor Darul Tajim (JDT) and Selangor FC. started.

After the gates open at 5pm, the stadium atmosphere turns festive and fans enjoy the usual pre-match carnival featuring a variety of food and drink as well as vendors selling team jerseys and souvenirs. I was seen to see the sights.

Security was optimized with law enforcement officers at the ready around the stadium and traffic flow control throughout the major routes and intersections around the stadium.

JDT and Selangor FC supporters eagerly awaited tonight’s final at 9pm in their respective red-blue and red-yellow color combinations.

JDT fan Malinda Samuri, 32, was the center of attention in her ‘stripped tiger’ costume, which she wears at each game to support her favorite team.

“It’s my trademark. It can be hot and sweaty, but I wear it to every game, but I’m used to wearing the uniform while I’m working so it’s fine,” said the Pontian volunteer. told Bernama.

Fellow JDT fan Ahmad Suhaimi Shamsi showed off his eye-catching Trojan hairstyle with a red-blue mask and drove all the way from the Qur’an with his co-workers to help JDT win the triple crown this season. I watched you try to achieve it.

“I hope the JDT’s third final of the year will be a success.Like the FA Cup (last September)….JDT will give the team a treble finish with Arif Ayman (Arif Ayman Mohd Hanapi) scoring. up to,” said the 31-year-old.

Meanwhile, Selangor fan Aswan Waifa hopes his team, coached by Tan Cheng Ho, will finish six years in the draft and win the Malaysia Cup for the 34th time.

“Since Chen Ho took over as manager, Selangor seem to be improving positively…whether we win or lose, it’s secondary. There is no such thing as losing in football because this is my soul.” said Sungai Buloh, 21.

With around 80,000 fans expected for the final at the National Stadium, JDT looks to have the edge over Selangor as they have won three and drawn twice in their last five meetings.

Selangor are still the most successful team in the history of the Malaysian Cup, having won the Cup an astounding 33 times. On the other hand, since JDT was founded in his 2013, he has won it twice, in 2017 and 2019.

— Bernama

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