Da Grande Amigos New Generation Sports Club, (Da Gang) have been promoted to the First Division after beating JJ Sports on penalties in FAM 2nd Division Final 2018.
Da Gang booked their place in the final beating MNDF by 4-0 in Semi-Final. JJ Sports secured their spot beating Club PK by 2-1 in the second Semi-Final.
With the score goalless after 90 minutes, Da Gang defeated JJ Sports 3-1 in a penalty shootout.
JJ Sports missed 3 penalties out of 4, While Da Gang converted all three.
Former Newradiant Star Midhuhath Fahmy is the only one who converted his penalty for JJ Sports. Japanese Midfielder Mohri Eisuke, Dutch Striker Leandro Ardillio Resida & Captain Abdul Rasheed Mahir (Abu) all missed their penalties.
Captain Abdulla Fauzan (Faudy), Former Valencia & VB Sports Club defender Ibrahim Abdulla (Ibu) & Substitute Abdul Muhaimin all converted in style for Da Gang.
Zahid Mohamed (Zaadu) of Da Gang won player of the tournament & Iyaan Abdul Aleem won the Best Goalkeeper award.
FAM 2nd Division Champion is a guaranteed spot for next season’s Male’ League. Runner-Up plays qualifiers with both teams who finishes second bottom and third of this year’s Male’ League. Bottom team automatically gets relegated in to the second division.