| Fadhil Yunus |
PBDB Veteran FT booked their place in the next round of the Al Idrus Football League Championship after their 3-0 win over Combine KSKA at the Tutong Sports Complex yesterday, sealing at least a runner-up spot in Group ‘E’.
The Belait-based side joined already-qualified RB Veteran who are virtually guaranteed top spot barring a collapse in form.
PBDB went level on points with RB Veteran but trail in second place due to an inferior goal difference and top spot are out of their reach unless the league leaders suffer a mauling of sorts in their final group game.
Combine KSKA needed to overturn a huge swing to take one of the automatic berths after a 5-1 loss to Bakes Veteran in their penultimate group game left them on the cusp of elimination.
However, the damage had already been done and PBDB eased any concerns of a miraculous comeback when they took the lead through Mohd Sophian bin Haji Lahid in the 20th minute.
Razali bin Haji Metali doubled the lead in the 36th minute before Pengiran Yunos bin Pengiran Damit added to the woes of Combine KSKA with a late strike four minutes from time.