Mar 25, 2023 - FAS
The 2023 Piala Belia officially started on March 16 whereby the Selangor U18 squad has been competing in Zone C with Sabah FC, KL City FC and Johor DT FC.
This season, the Football Association of Malaysia has made some changes where each Champion and Runner-up of Zone A, Zone B, Zone C and Zone D will advance to the next round in the League 1 group and the top five teams will go to the Quarter Final stage. Meanwhile, the remaining clubs will compete in League Group 2 for the top three spots in order to compete in the Quarter Finals.
The Selangor Belia squad played in two matches before the league was goes on a break. Here are the results of the Selangor U18 match:-
Sabah FC (0-5) Selangor U18
- 16', 18', 28' Izzat Syahir
- 36' Amirul Izwan
- 64' Syahmie Rosli
Johor DT IV (1-3) Selangor U18
- 41' Akid Zamri
- 49' Alif Aiman
- 84' Izzat Syahir
Currently, the Selangor U18 squad ranks first in the Zone C group with six maximum points and eight goals from two matches.
Izzat Syahir, 18, is overjoyed to have scored his first hat-trick with the Belia Selangor club and aims to continue his winning streak this season.
"I'm delighted to have contributed to the team's victory with a hat-trick in the opening matchday. To some extent, it helped me boost my confidence in order to perform better in future matches," he stated.
"Just two games in, but my aim is that the team will go on a win streak and eventually win the 2023 Piala Belia!" he remarked.
The 2023 Piala Belia will take a short break before returning in the second week of May. The following is the schedule:-
- 14/05/2023 - SELANGOR U18 vs KL CITY FC
- 27/05/2023 - SELANGOR U18 vs SABAH FC
- 03/06/2023 - SELANGOR U18 vs JOHOR DT IV
- 18/06/2023 - KL CITY FC vs SELANGOR U18
The management is proud of the achievements of the Red Giants Belia squad so far. Continue with your brilliant performance to qualify for the next round.