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Nwakaeme's Goal Give Pahang FA Cup Victory For Second Time

Last update: 08/06/2014
 
SHAH ALAM, June 7 (Bernama) -- Pahang ended an eight year wait to win the FA Cup for the second time after edging Felda United FC (FUFC) 2-1 in the final at the Shah Alam Stadium here Saturday night.

The Elephants' Nigerian import , Dickson Nwakaeme was the hero for Pahang when his goal in the 88th minute gave them victory after both teams were tied at 1-1.

Pahang who are also Malaysia Cup defending champions won their maiden FA Cup title in 2006 after defeating Perlis 4-2 in a penalty shootout when 120 minutes of play in the final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur ended in a 0-0 draw.

In tonight's final, Pahang started more aggressively came close to scoring as early as the sixth minute but Nwakaeme's shot sailed above the crossbar.

However, slackness in defence caused them to be punished when 'The Fighters' prolific striker, Edward Junior Wilson opened scoring in the 22nd minute, much to the delight of their 10,000-odd fans present.....

 
 
 

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