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Gassama’s Kelantan United promoted to Malaysian 2nd Division

Nov 8, 2019, 1:29 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Alfusainey Gassama’s Kelantan United were over the weekend crowned champions of the Malaysian M3 Liga (Third Division League) after a 5-0 drubbing of Glory United FC from Kedah, in a game played at the Langkawi Stadium on Sunday.

The result saw Zahasmi Ismail’s men promoted to the Premier League (Second Dividion) for the 2020 season after finishing with 65 points from 25 matches.

24-year-old Gambian, Alfusainey Gassama was the hero of the match with four goals scored in the 14th, 27th, 76th and 86th minutes respectively.

The fifth goal for the visitors was contributed by Fakhrul Zaman Wan Abdullah Zawawi in the 52nd minute.

Kelantan United finished with 65 points from 25 matches, 12 more than their closest rivals, Kuching FA.

The former Hawks FC player has in total scored a recorded 27 league goals for his Kota Bharu based team Kelantan United.

Another slot for the 2020 Premier League season will be determined by a playoff match between the last-place team in the 2019 Premier League table and the runners-up of the M3 League.