Malaysia grabs football GOLD in SEA Games


Malaysia grabs football GOLD in SEA Games

Malaysia grabs football GOLD in SEA Games

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
  • MALindon
Harimau Muda Malaysia won the Sea Games Gold in football.

Jakarta: Defending champions Malaysia beat Indonesia 4-3 on penalties to win the gold medal at the South-east Asian (SEA) Games football tournament.  


The game was tied 1-1 at half time and there was no scoring in extra time.

Malaysia, who were unbeaten throughout the tournament, had also beaten Indonesia 1-0 during the group stages to qualify for the semi-finals top of their group.


In the semi-finals, Malaysia beat beat Myanmar 1-0. Indonesia beat Vietnam 2-0 in the other semi-final.


Myanmar beat Vietnam 4-1 to win the bronze.


Singapore, who had won bronze in each of the two previous games, did not qualify for the semi-finals after they finished third in Group A behind Malaysia and Indonesia. 


More details and charts @ Redsports' Malaysia beat Indonesia 4-3 on penalties to win gold. 

Also Malaysia Saya's Malaysia Defeat Indonesia on Penalties to Win Football Gold in SEA Games 2011 - What a heart stopping game it was between Malaysia and Indonesia, the host took the lead early on the 5th minute when Gunawan Dwi Cahyo rose high to score with a header from a corner kick.


However Malaysia drew level in the 38th minute with a sliding header by Mohd Asraruddin Putra Omar.


That however was not the end of the drama as both teams had a go at it and both has goals disallowed because of offside.


The game went on to extra time and the teams still could not be separated and with the 80,000 or so Indonesian fans cheering their team on, team Harimau Muda had to really dig deep to keep their opponents at bay. - Malaysia Saya