Reuben Thayaparan made sure Malaysia remained supreme over Indonesia in football after his long distance shot in the 42nd minute sealed the win for the Young Tigers.

Malaysia showed good defending throughout the game which was well balanced with both sides counter-attacking each other during the whole game.

U-22 Malaysian celebrate in the game against the Indonesia U-22. Photo by sidomi.com

In the second half, Indonesia became the more aggressive side, but sturdy defending by the Malaysians ensured Reuben’s single goal continued to frustrated the fast tiring home team.

The win awards the Ong Kim Swee’s men with the SSTV Cup, and prolongs Indonesians defeat in almost all levels of football to the Malaysian side.