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through Aliff Ikhe­mal (30th) and Akram Hakkam (38th, 51st min­utes) to force the match into a shootout.

Pa­hang coach Su­fian Mo­hamed said they have achieved their blue­print tar­get since set­ting up the academy in 2014.

“The blue­print for the academy in Pa­hang was to win our first JHL ti­tle this year and we are just one step away from achiev­ing it. We have played SSTMI in the League and are fa­mil­iar with them and have one week to get ready for the big day next Sun­day,” said Su­fian.

As for An­der­son, coach Nizam Hashim said his play­ers paid the price for their first quar­ter folly.

“My play­ers took it easy in the first quar­ter and paid the price. We were re­duced to play­ing catch­ing up for the re­main­ing pe­riod,” said Nizam.

RE­SULTS — Men’s semi-fi­nals: An­der­son Thun­der­bolts 3 MSP Thun­der­bolts 3 (MSP win shoot-out 4-2), BJSS Thun­der­bolts 0 SSTMI Thun­der­bolts 3.

Women’s semi-fi­nals: SSTMI 4 MSN Kedah 2, USM 1 KLSSWipers 3.

Men’s Fi­nal — May 21: MSP Thun­der­bolts v SSTMI Thun­der­bolts (Tun Razak, 8.35pm).

Women’s Fi­nal: KLSS-Wipers v SSTMI (Tun Razak, 6pm).

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