| PETALING JAYA (23 June 2008) – Kedah are out to complete the treble following their win of the FA Cup on the weekend.
The Northerners, who were the treble champions for the 2006/2007 season, had already bagged the Malaysian Super League crown earlier in the season and on Saturday night; they claimed their second triumph with a methodical 3-2 win over Selangor at the Stadium Shah Alam.
And should the Hijau Kuning outfit land the Malaysia Cup crown as well later this year, then they would have notched a milestone in the history of the Malaysian game when they became the first team to win the treble in back-to-back season.
For the record, Kedah are also in the quarter-finals of the AFC Cup.
“I don’t think that we are being over-ambitious. It (winning the treble for the second season) is reachable,” said Mohd Azrai Khor Abdullah, the head coach of Kedah.
”Winning the FA Cup has given me that confidence and I believe that the Malaysia Cup is within our grasp.
“It was not easy to beat Selangor especially when we were without two regulars (Marlon Alex James and Bernard Hugging), but we had players who fought hard for the 90 minutes and that made the difference.”