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Heartbreak for national juniors

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, 15 September 2014.

MALAYSIA’S Under-17 World Cup dream ended on a bitter note with S. Balachandran’s side losing 2-1 to Australia in the quarter-finals of the AFC Under-16 Championship at Muangthong Stadium in Bangkok yesterday.

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Europe next for juniors?

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