KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulated the Harimau Malaya (national squad) over their victory against Singapore in the AFF Suzuki Cup tournament Saturday night. “Congratulations Harimau Malaya for defeating Singapore 3-1. We have made it to the semifinals of the #AFFSuzukiCup,” the Prime Minister said in his Twitter.
Malaysia recorded the win in Group B at the National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub to book the final slot in the semifinals. Thailand had earlier qualified for the semifinals in the Group. In the semifinals to be played early next month, Malaysia will meet Group A champions Vietnam while Thailand will meet the runners-up, the Philippines. The first leg of the semifinals will be played on Dec 6 and 7 and the return leg on Dec 10 and 11.