MOF 6 CNA 0: Fakhrullah scores five to set up second round tie against Selangor
MOF FC advance to the second round of the Malaysian FA Cup to play Selangor, after they trounced non-league side CNA FC 6-0 in their round one tie.


BY        ZULHILMI ZAINAL       Follow on Twitter


While non-league side Southern FC produced an upset on Tuesday afternoon to defeat FAM Cup club Selangor United 2-1 in their round one FA Cup tie in Kajang, the match held 20 kilometers away later that evening produced a more predictable outcome.

In the match that was held at the INSPEN Stadium, Bangi, third-tier side MOF FC thrashed CNA FC 6-0, with five of those goals coming from one player; midfielder Fakhrullah Rosli.

Although CNA, led by head coach Mark Nishant Jacob, could hold their own in the first 20 minutes, Razip Ismail's men simply made a meal out of them when they finally settled down.

In the 26th minute, Fakhrullah capitalised on a defender's poor marking to open his accounts.

A cross from the right again proved troublesome for the non-leaguers, and in the 41st minute Fakhrullah was able to head in the ball from a tight angle at the far post.

Just before halftime, Fakhrullah was teed up by a teammate in the CNA penalty box, and he smashed it home for his and MOF's third of the night.

The visitors managed to plug the leak when the second half began, but towards the end of the match, the gulf in their fitness level became more apparent and took its toll.

Substitute Farid Azmi added his team's fourth of the night in the 78th minute, just moments after he came on, while Fakhrullah added the fifth and sixth in the 79th and 89th minute.

MOF will host Super League side Selangor in the second round, with the match scheduled to be held on March 3.

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