15 November 2016 – UPM Serdang Angels and UiTM Lions record their second win in the second day of 2016 Super 8 IPT Championship. These two teams keep their 100 % record in their respective group after another solid performance that saw them record the first win yesterday.
In the second group A match yesterday, UPM Serdang Angels started strongly as they beat MSP Hornets 35 – 8. UTM Pirates give a great fight as they come toe to toe with UPM Serdang Angels in Angels second game. However, Angels manage to overcome the Pirates resistance and beat them 26 – 21.
UiTM Lions has the best offensive record in the tournament after two days. They score 126 and only allows their opponent to have 5. Most of it come from the first match. Lions trashed MASKOM Eagles 79 – 0 in their first match yesterday. The Lions also win the second match comfortably as they beat IIUM Mustangs 27 – 5.
UPM Serdang Angels will face MMU Hornbills in their last group A match on 16th November 2016 and they are expected to win comfortably as Hornbills already lost their first two opening games. MSP Hornets will face UTM Pirates in the match that will determine the team which will join Angels in Cup semi final.
Three teams will be fighting to finish second in the group B as UiTM Lions are expected to finish top after their final game against UNITEN Thunders who beat MASKOM Eagles 55 – 10 in their second game. MASKOM Eagles will face IIUM Mustangs in the other game.
All matches will take place at Universiti Putra Malaysia.
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