An action-packed day in Kopiko Purple League

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Playing with Hendra Setiawan (red shirt, right) would be beneficial to the other Malaysian players

Kuala Lumpur: With 3 ties on the schedule yesterday, Ampang Jaya BC that spearheaded by Goh Giap Chin defeated Kajang BC 14-8. Kajang BC only managed to notch up two wins, one through first men’s doubles that featured heavy weight Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia and former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) international Ong Soon Hock, and another win by Bong Guang Yik in the second men’s singles match.Playing with Hendra Setiawan (red shirt, right) would be beneficial to the other Malaysian players

Meanwhile, Kepong BC overcame a shaky start, fought back to defeat Serdang BC 13-11 in a tightly contested tie.

Badminton comeback king Lee Hyun-il of Korea who has retired from badminton numerous times, proved he has not lost his touch in the game as he did not face any trouble beating former Asian junior champion Soo Teck Zhi 10-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-1, to carry his Muar City BC team in victory over Petaling BC 16-9.

With the win, Muar City BC is currently the highest ranking team in Purple League with total of 21 points.

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