The 13th match day this season start with a sad news as team goalkeeper Zul lost his father on previous day. The team send a condolence for Zul and his family. May Allah (SWT) grant him the highest peak of Jannah and forgive his sins.
There are two new faces: returnee and debutant in the shape of Achik who make his return after a year hiatus and Syahir who started his maiden match today. Both of them started as right wing and central defender for Omega this time. For goalkeeper post, Ikmar will fill in void position for a while. On Alpha plays 4-4-2 with Allix and Ariffuddin lead the strike with help from their midfield line.
Omega kick off the game with control the early part of the game. The combination between new players Azzali, Achik and Syahir produce a good impact for the team as keep pressing the ball forward for their strikers Renu and Sam to do the finishing.
However, while attacking Omega lead striker Sam is fell down after a defensive tackle by Afif and sustained an injury on his shoulder then need to be replace. Ikmar will left his goalie post for Sam while Peijal will take his place. Ti take the free kick but Alpha`s goalie Hazwan manage to punch out the ball above the post.
Alpha keep continue to defending from their attacks as Afif and Zulot keep compact their defensive line. Alpha on one moment manage to launch an attack and almost produce a lead goal by Ariffuddin but his goal is not counted as be declared as offside.
Alpha efforts is fruitful as one short pass from Allix to Ayen is producing the lead goal for Alpha. Omega then strikes back with numerous attack especially from left with Achik against Boy from Alpha. At one moment, Renu have a chance to score an equalizer but miss his chance. Alpha lead the game with one goal against Omega.
After half time, Omega make a few substitute with Najmi sub in Faiz and Peijal with Ikmar swap with each other. On Alpha, Leman is brought in to replace Shukri who have an injury on his toe after colliding with Renu previously. Alpha then play with three defenders as Afif move slightly up from defender line.
The game starts quite balance with both team keep challenging each other. This time Omega have the upper hand with one long pass from Syahir to Renu brilliantly by pass Alpha`s defender from left side to score the equalizer. Alpha keep tidy up the strikes with passes from Wan Cho and Mujib but failed to create the opportunity for their strikers.
With the sky almost dark and player have less visibility doesn't stop Omega to create more attack. On one moment, due to Hazwan hesitation against Moss almost punished him as Moss able to deceived him for a goal but it didn't count as Moss already inside the offside trap.
Omega then have an opportunity to lead the game by Azalli who lost the chance to score after have one on one moment with goalie due to Hazwan slightly miss to catch the good free kick by Syahir.
With the goal by Omega managed to tie Alpha for 1-1 final scoreline for the day.
Today game could be remember as one of the best match as it shows a good combination from player especially on Omega end while they keep create a good attacks and fighting spirit. Alpha need to sharpen the passes and attacking in order to create more goal opportunity . However, they still have a good overlap run especially from Adli and Allix.
With the announcement from committee about the next friendly match on 30th October, there are still time to make preparation for the next friendly game for both team.