As a coach Muhammad Dharma Abdullah has taken his team to 11 finals in the history of the TNB Malaysian Hockey League. He has led the team to three wins and lost seven finals. Thus he was not overly joyed nor concerned when the opponents of KL Hockey Club in the TNB Cup final, Tenaga Nasional Berhad announced that their start striker Faizal Saari would not start the match tomorrow.
Both Johor HA and Armed Forces harbour hopes of becoming the first team to have their named inscribed on the President Cup, a newly introduced trophy for teams in Division One of the TNB Malaysian Hockey League.
And the team officials were confident that their charges have what it takes to win the final, which will serve as a curtain raiser before the epic clash between heavyweights KL Hockey Club and Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
Below are the fixtures for the matches to be played on October 10.