Khairy Jamaluddin wants Malaysia Cup final to be incident-free

The Youth & Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has urged the FAM to find the right strategy to sell tickets for the final and to ensure that the night remains incident-free.

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has asked the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to make sure the sale of tickets for the 2013 Malaysia Cup final runs smoothly without any unnecessary problems.

According to Khairy, it is important for the process to be done in an orderly manner as he wants to avoid any incidents or repeated of cases people not being able to buy tickets with long queues and non-distribution.

Speaking to Bernama, Khairy said: "We want it to be fair for those who bought the tickets to enter the stadium while also making sure that the tickets are valid.

"I do not want to see incidents where supporters cannot enter the stadium because it is full or for whatever reason.

"We also want to eliminate ticket touts."

Khairy has urged the FAM to take the matter seriously while encouraging the state football associations to work together in making this final a success.

"I have asked the FAM to come up with a clear guideline on ticket sales.

"The state football assocations involved must also ring in their supporters," he added.

Khairy has also expressed his confidence that the stadium will be full and he is hoping that not just the FAM and the police, but also the supporters give their full cooperation to ensure the safety of everyone.

Two east coast giants, Pahang and Kelantan, will face off in the 2013 Malaysia Cup final on November 3 after overcoming Sarawak and ATM respectively in their semifinals.