Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur (KL) City FC defeated Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) 2-0 in the 2021 Malaysia Cup final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil here, tonight:
Scorers: KL City FC: Zhafri Yahya (66th minute), Paulo Josue (74th minute)
KL City FC: Kevin Ray Mendoza Hansen, Daniel Sang Ting, Mohamad Kamal Azizi Mohamad Zabri, Ryan Edward Lambert, Romel Morales, Zhafri Yahya (Arif Shaqirin Suhaimi), Giancarlo Gallifuoco, Muhammad Akram Mahinan, J. Partiban (Muhammad Hadin Azman), D. Kenny Pallraj (Muhammad Shukor Adan), Paulo Josue (captain).
JDT: Mohd Farizal Marlias (captain), Matthew Davies, Mohd Afiq Fazail (Mohamadou Sumareh), Bergson da Silva, Leandro Velazquez, S. Kunanlan (La’vere Lawrence Corbin-Ong), Shane Lowry, Muhammad Safawi Rasid (Muhammad Nazmi Faiz Mansor), Ignacio Insa Bohigues, Mauricio Dos Santos Nascimento, Arif Aiman Mohd Hanapi (Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad).
The victory ended a 32-year misery for Kuala Lumpur City FC as they had last lifted the prestigious trophy in 1989.