SEA Games men’s football final in Palembang

KUALA LUMPUR Oct 1 — The final of the men”s SEA Games football will now be played in Palembang, Indonesia, next month instead of Jakarta.

Earlier, the Indonesian SEA Games organisers (INASOC) had announced that all matches from the group stage to the final would be played in Jakarta.

“But this week, INASOC deputy chairman Djoko Pramono told Jakarta Post that they have decided to have the men”s football tournament in two cities instead — Jakarta and Palembang,” according to a posting on the Asean Football Federation website.

Of the 44 proposed sports, 23 will be staged in Jakarta with the remaining 21 sports to be held in Palembang.

Indonesia will host the SEA Games from Nov 11-22.

— BERNAMA

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