| Fadhil Yunus |
SM FC will contest the Al Idrus FA Cup final against pre-tournament favourites Al Idrus FT after they edged ITF 3-2 in a thrilling semi-final clash at the Royal Brunei Recreation Club Football Field recently.
Suandi bin Haji Ismail opened the scoring in the 17th minute before Md Shah Johan bin Haji Shari doubled his side lead seven minutes later.
Muhammad Saidi bin Haji Tudin handed ITF a lifeline after finding the net in the 27th minute.
Suandi helped regain a two-goal cushion after scoring his second of the game in the 58th minute before Mohammad Mohini bin Haji Othman provided a nervy finish in the 76th minute.
Both SM FC and Al Idrus will also play each other in the last four of the Al Idrus Football League Championship.