Champions Youth Cup
that was in the balance a few months ago is now going to land on Malaysian soil
. This after Manchester United
proposed visit was canceled since it coincide with the AFC Asian Cup where Kuala Lumpur is one of the venue. The happiest person in the issue must be YB Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, the Youth and Sports Minister
who worked hard to make this competition a reality. NST quoted her as saying, “I would like to express the Government’s sincere thanks to Fifa president Sepp Blatter who has decided to give back the sanction by the world football governing bodies’ Executive Committee at its meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, yesterday
The competition will be played from 5th t0 15th August 2007 at five venues Alor Setar, Kuantan, Malacca, Kuching and Kuala Lumpur and involving 7 stadiums. See fixtures here.
Participating clubs are here.