MS ABDB close in on third straight DST Super League title

Caption: MS ABDB pose for a group photo. Picture: Courtesy of NFABD

Yee Chun Leong

MS ABDB closed in on a winning a third successive DST Super League title after a 5-0 victory over Wijaya FC tonight.

The two-time defending champions are now on 49 points, seven points clear at the top of the 11-team standings, with a game remaining - the final match of the season against Indera SC next year.

Second placed Kota Ranger FC have two games in hand and cannot afford any slip ups to stay in contention.

The armymen grabbed the lead through SLD Md Fadhli Hj Awg Salleh in the 15th minute at the Balapan Track and Field in Berakas.

DST Super League topscorer SLD Azizi Ali Rahman then doubled their advantage just before the break.

MS ABDB only added to their tally 25 minutes into the second half with Azizi netting his second of the match - bringing his tally to 28 in the season.

SLD Razimie Ramlli got his name on the scoresheet two minutes later before Fadhli completed the win in the final minute.

The other game saw MS PDB beat Najip I-Team 3-0 at the Berakas Sports Complex.

The competition continues tomorrow at 8.15pm with Jerudong FC taking on Indera SC at the Tutong Sports Complex.

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