Floods: JDT to channel ticket sales proceeds to Johor victims


This will involve Super League matches on March 11 and 31, April 9 and 14

The Johor Darul Ta’zim club will channel ticket sales proceeds of their Super League home matches to flood victims in their home state, Johor.

KUALA LUMPUR – Nine-time Super League champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) will channel the proceeds from ticket sales of their Super League home matches this season to flood victims in Johor.

JDT chief executive officer Alistair Edwards said the Tunku Mahkota of Johor (TMJ), Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, who is also the owner of the Southern Tigers, has instructed that proceeds from ticket sales for matches held at the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Iskandar Puteri until the end of the Ramadan month be channelled to the flood victims.

“This involves Super League matches against Kelantan (March 11), Sabah (March 31), Kedah (April 9) and the FA Cup tie against PDRM (April 14).

“All the funds will be channelled to the flood victims through the district offices in Johor,” he said in a post on JDT’s official Facebook page, Johor Southern Tigers.

JDT currently top the Super League standings with nine points, the same as Sabah, who are second on goal difference, after both teams won their three opening matches.

The number of flood victims in Johor as of 2pm today showed a slight decrease to 44,780 people compared to 45,048 at 8am.

The disaster began on March 1 and has so far claimed six lives.

source – Bernama

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