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Kiwis finish sixth at Sultan of Johor Cup

Kiwis finish sixth at Sultan of Johor Cup

Kiwis-finish-sixth-at-Sultan-of-Johor-CupThe New Zealand Under 21 Men have finished sixth at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia

Photo: Megat Firdaus

The New Zealand Under 21 Men have finished sixth at the Sultan of Johor Cup after being defeated 4-1 by hosts Malaysia in the fifth/sixth playoff.

Malaysia started the match with a high tempo, racing out to a 2-0 lead in the opening 10 minutes after goals from Najmi Farizal Jazlan and Zulhamizan Awang Abas.

New Zealand pulled one back just before halftime with Mac Wilcox scoring a well-worked goals.

But Malaysia took control in the second half and further goals from Firdaus Fauzi and Ashran Hamsani in the 51st and 68th minutes respectively sealed the result.

  • November 6th, 2016 in
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