Sunday, July 4, 2010


The Project 2013 squad continued their winning ways in the European Tour, this time handing Lyon Football Club Hockey Team a 8-0 trashing at the Richmont Hockey Stadium

They led 6-0 at halftime thanks to a brace by Mohd Nor Faez who converted a penalty corner in the third minute and added a second in the 15th minute. In between his goals, Mohd Sabri converted a penalty corner in the 6th minute. Rashid in the 18th minute, Mohd Nor Izzat 31st minute and Amir Farid 33rd minute ensured a healthy lead for K. Dharmaraj's boys.

Several changes were made in the second half but still the Project side managed to score twice throug hRashid in the 39th minute and Syamim Yusoff who completed the scoring in the 60th minute.

The Project squad were awarded eight penalty corners and converted three while the opponents were awarded three penalty corners.

"Overall the team played better compared to the performance in the first match as there was more urgency, cohesion, determination and great teamwork," said Team Manager Mirnawan Nawawi.

"Our percentage of penalty corner conversions is getting better and the forward were more sharper in semi circle as evident from the five field goals."

The team will play against the Suisse Selection at 11am on Sunday before wrapping up the Swiss part of the tour and hence they will move to Barcelona, Spain on the 5th of July where they will participate in the  4 Nation Tournament with Spain, Scotland and Belgium U 21 teams.

"So far it been great to come to Geneva to have warm up matches be the crunch in Spain," added Mirnawan who keeps this bog updated with news via Facebook