Sabah 4 – 1 KL SPA FC

March 7, 2015 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Matches
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Sabah bounced back from two defeats by thumping KL SPA FC 4-1 in Likas. Underfire import striker Eamon Zayed finally broke his duck with his first competitive goal for the team by scoring the 3rd goal.

Even though it was only a few matches into the season, Zayed’s reputation as a feared striker in Iran came before him. Scoring 3 goals during the team’s friendly in China didn’t help at all.

Hopefully with some pressures being lifted up, the goals will come raining and directly help the team to gain promotion to the Superleague.

Sabah’s next game is also in Likas, against Pahang Kuantan FC on March 13th 2015.

 

PDRM 3 – 0 Sabah

February 28, 2015 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Matches

Sabah is out of the FA Cup, booted out by Super League side PDRM with a score of 3-0.

All goals were scored in the first half. View all goals here.

UiTM FC 2 – 1 Sabah

February 21, 2015 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Matches

Sabah suffered their first defeat of the season and it came as a surprise when they went down to unfancied UiTM FC. All of the goals were scored in the first half with Sabah skipper El Hadji Diouf scoring a penalty for Sabah.

Match report to be uploaded once they are available.

Sabah 3 – 2 DRB Hicom FC

February 14, 2015 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Sabah
Sabah skipper fighting it out with Godwin Antwi at the Likas Stadium (Photo credit Malai Rosmah Tuah / Berita Harian)

Sabah skipper fighting it out with Godwin Antwi at the Likas Stadium (Photo credit Malai Rosmah Tuah / Berita Harian)

Sabah were made to sweat by DRB Hicom as the Rhinos had to come back twice before getting all the three points in their home game opener in Likas yesterday.

Much to the shock of the home fans, the visitors opened the scoring as early as the second minute through a headed goal by Ivan Babic off from a free kick just outside the penalty box.

However Sabah skipper and crowd-favourite El Hadji Diouf equalized just four minutes later following  a melee in front of the visitors goal. Just as the crowd finished celebrating the equalizer the visitors went in front again thanks to an own-goal by import Abdoulaye Faye who sliced the cross into his own net.

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Kuala Lumpur 0 – 2 Sabah

February 7, 2015 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Matches

Sabah started the 2015 Malaysian Premier League with all 3 points with a win over Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Senegalese hot-shot and Sabah captain El Hadji Diouf kept his cool as he slotted a penalty just before half time to give the Rhinos an important 1-0 lead coming into the break.

Second goal came from local import Safuan Adli on the 61st minute in an attack initiated by hot-shot Diouf.

Even with the reported bad pitch condition the visitors dominated play even from the beginning in front of a small crowd of supporters, which include Senegalese in KL cheering for their national player Diouf.

Team Manager Datuk Seri TC Goh commented afterwards “It was a very good start to the season. Glad to see the commitment shown by the team.”

Sabah players applauding the fans at the end of the game. [Photo Credit Sivan John on Twitter]

Sabah players applauding the fans at the end of the game. [Photo Credit Sivan John on Twitter]

The news of the win will surely boost the expectations of the fans and with their next game to be played in Likas, the players can expect a better than average turn-out.

It is hope the players themselves will turn out on the pitch or else, the coming home games will see an almost empty Likas Stadium.

Sabah’s next opponent will be DRB Hicom to be played on February 13th starting at 8.15pm. See you there!

Senegalese fans showing up throwing their support behind Diouf.

Senegalese fans showing up throwing their support behind Diouf. [Photo Credit Es Azman]

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