Terengganu and Kuala Lumpur will be back in the top flight next season after both sealed promotion from the Malaysia Premier League on Tuesday with a game to spare.
Terengganu secured their return just one year after being relegated with a 3-0 win over PDRM at the Hang Jebat Stadium.
First-half goals by Faiz Nasir and Kipre Tchetche put the Turtles firmly in control of proceedings, before Issey Nakajima-Farran added a third in the 57th minute to cap off a comfortable victory.
The result saw them maintain a now-unassailable six-point lead in second place, although they remain behind Kuala Lumpur on goal difference after the leaders beat Sabah 2-0.
Guilherme continued his free-scoring ways as he broke the deadlock in the 13th minute before adding a second ten minutes after the break, making sure the City Boys will be playing Super League football next year for the first time since 2012.
Setelah 5 tahun, kini mereka kembali ke Liga Super pada musim hadapan.
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Meanwhile, Terengganu and Kuala Lumpur’s joy also meant sorrow for Negeri Sembilan as they missed out on promotion despite a 1-0 triumph over UiTM FC.
Lee Tuck netted the only goal of the game after seven minutes to hand them maximum points but it proved to be futile, as the early-season pacesetters were left to rue a costly four-game winless streak prior to Tuesday.
Bottom two ATM and MISC-MIFA are still in with a chance of avoiding relegation after playing out a 1-1 draw at the Proton City Stadium.
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Both are a point behind 10th-placed Perlis, who remain in danger of the drop following a heavy 5-1 defeat to Johor Darul Ta’zim II.
Wednesday’s sole game saw PKNP FC bounce back from their recent Malaysia Cup exit by beating Kuantan 3-1.
Photo credit: Terengganu FA