Johor Darul Takizm’s experience was the major contributing factor as the Southern Tigers won their first FA Cup – with a narrow 2-1 win over Premier League club side PKNS FC of Selangor in the final at the Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday.
Two penalties were the highlight of the final played on a wet and slippery pitch which with some 75,000 football fans watching the final at the stadium – mostly JDT supporters who came to cheer their team.
And they were not disappointed for making their way to the Shah Alam Stadium. HRH Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar the Ruler of Johor sprang a pleasant surprise to his Bangsa Johor when he declared Sunday as a public holiday.
For JDT it was their second title this year – having won the Charity Shield at the start of the season.