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Main sponsor to pull out?

The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) could see itself losing a key main sponsor judging from the outcome of this year's Razak Cup tournament.

Word has it that the main sponsor is apparently "not pleased" with the lack of promotion of the 50th edition of the prestigious tournament and were even "caught off guard" with the rescheduling of the final which was apparently slatted for Tuesday (tomorrow) before it was brought forward tonight (8.30pm).

Many are still baffled to how the final is played on a weekday and if arrangements have been made for current Prime Minister Najib Razak to attend the final in honour of the tournament named after his father.

MHC president Tengku Abdullah was earlier quoted by Bernama as saying that there is a need to "review the Razak Cup format" due to the huge gaps between participating teams.

Hopefully, MHC would able to keep their sponsors happy for the benefit of the sport.

Pic from MalaysianHockey.

HD says: Hmm...


  1. Haresh bhai, pls do some search on MHC deadwoods running it.

  2. Bro apa cerita presiden angkat berat di siasat sprm?

  3. MHC need Mike urgent......................................................................................... ask presiden to talk to him.............................................................................. agm on 22 oct was a clear cut how are things in mhc pathetic.

  4. The die is already cast - I do not blame the sponsors for pulling out when advise or suggestions fall on deaf ears.

    Something is seriously out of whack when a national body can do simple promotion for Razak Cup when a state body does 9 not gloating) but its a simpler fact 2 years running


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