Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Najib praises Penang player’s ‘fantastic’ free kick

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today congratulated Penang footballer Mohd Faiz Subri who converted a beautiful free kick in the 2016 Super League match at the City Stadium yesterday. "It's a fantastic free kick by Faiz Subri. News of the goal has reached America. I have seen the clip of the free kick, truly marvellous," he said in his latest Twitter post today. Najib also uploaded a video clip of the free kick taken by Faiz in the 62nd minute, in which the ball curved from the left to the right before going into the Pahang net. The goal has attracted global interest, including from several international portals. According to the British daily The Independent, the goal could win the FIFA Puskas Award 2016 as "Goal of the Year". In the match yesterday, Penang beat Pahang 4-1. – Bernama, February 17, 2016.]]>

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