Terengganu FC, a club from Malaysia collected 3 points in the opening match after beating Central Coast Mariners, a club from Australia with a score of 1-0 in the AFC Cup 2023/24 Group Stage, Group G at Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium, Gong Badak.
Terengganu, who fielded all the local defenders, once again faced a tense second four minutes after Angel Quinones wisely escaped, but his goal was blocked by Suhaimi.
In the 29th minute, Terengganu winger Mohd Nor Hakim Hassan had the chance to score as goalkeeper, but his shot went just past the goal.
However, Paull’s mistake to put the ball into his own net cheered up nearly 6,000 loyal fans at the time of the first half injury.
In the 47th minute, Sony Norde had the opportunity to add to the goal with a solid shot from outside the penalty box, but the ball was pushed out by the opposing goalkeeper.
In the 75th minute, Terengganu captain Habib Haroon’s solid shot from outside the penalty box simply hit the opponent’s goalpost.
Both teams continued to push to add to the goal but failed, and the result remained Terengganu’s 1-0.
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