English daily The Star featured a column on how Johor Darul Ta’zim FC are reaping the rewards following changes in the football industry brought by HRH Major General Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim Crown Prince of Johor since 2013.
“Tunku Ismail has spared no expense in making the club the kingpins of Malaysian football after taking over and rebranding in 2013,” read the article.
“The Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, which was completed in 2020, has state of the art facilities unmatched in the country and a game changer for Malaysian football. But Tunku Ismail was not content with just ruling Malaysian football and to be competitive in Asia is undeniably his ultimate aim.”
The article highlighted JDT recent results in the AFC Champions League, where JDT sit top of Group I after three rounds. Also getting attention was JDT’s use of technology and JDT analyst Haydee Agras’ work in providing the team with analyst on their next opponents.
“Agras, a former women’s indoor football player, has produced performance analysis in the Libertadores Cup, World Cup, African Nations Cup, Middle Eastern leagues and top clubs in the Spanish League.
“It is the way to go for any club who want to be competitive at the highest level and JDT are truly flying the flag for the region.”
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