ALOR SETAR, More than 3,000 Red Eagles fans jammed up the counters at Darul Aman Stadium this morning to purchase tickets to the first leg Malaysia Cup semi-final match between Kedah and Pahang scheduled at 9pm tomorrow.
A Bernama observation found Kedah football supporters have already started queuing as early as 6 am and were able get hold of tickets to the match at Darul Aman Stadium when counters were opened at 10.10 am.
One of the Red Eagles staunch fans, Norhayati Che Ros, 50, said she and her husband, 53, left their home in Taman Sri Angsana, in Sungai Petani at about 5 am to be on time at the stadium.
“Even though we drove an hour to reach the stadium, we are happy to obtain three tickets to the match. My husband and I and my daughter will be there to support Kedah.
“I hope Kedah will bash the visitors 3-0 so that I could go down to Bukit Jalil Stadium to support Kedah in the final, she said when met near the stadium ticket counters.
Meanwhile, a 64-year-old housewife, Siti Rizana Hadzir said she came to the stadium on a motorcycle alone from Jitra at 7 am to get tickets for herself, husband and grandson.
I started getting interested in the sport even since I accompanied my grandson to his school football matches. From there I watch almost all Kedah matches and I will be at the stadium tomorrow night.
As for Muhammad Alif Najmi Nor Shabudin, 19, from Pendang, he hoped Kedah would beat Pahang 3-0 to enter the final.
I hope to see Kedah meet Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) in the final and I think Kedah will redeem themselves this time, he said.
Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)