KUANTAN, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- East Coast outfit Pahang who have targeted at
least one title in the M-League this season, have signed up seven new faces to
help their cause.
The seven are a mixture of young and senior players, signed from various
teams that featured in the M-League last season.
Among the seven were R. Surendran and Mohd Zaiza Zainal Abidin from
Selangor, Narulerwan Makmor and Munir Amran (Felda United), Mohd Faizol Hussain
(Johor), Muhd Suffian Ab Rahman Kungi Raman (Sarawak) and Mohd Alafi Mahmud
Pahang Football Association vice president Datuk Dr Omar Othman was
confident that the inclusion of the seven would help revive Pahang''s football
fortunes, especially after the former Malaysia Cup and Super League champion had
suffered a run of poor form.
"The team under coach Dollah Salleh has shown good progress in a number of
friendly matches since we beat T-Team 3-2, Pos Malaysia 2-1, Police 3-0 and
Armed Forces 4-1. Our only defeat was to Selangor (1-2)," he said when met here
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Pahang, a former powerhouse, had won the Malaysia Cup in 1983 and 1992 while
setting history as the first team to win the inaugural Super League title in
The East Coast side had also won the Premier League title in 1987, 1992,
1995, 1999 and the FA Cup in 2006.
Pahang will kick off their Super League campaign this year against Perlis
on Jan 29.
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