1923 Malaya Cup

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Malaya Cup was a tournament held annually by a Malaya Cup committee.

1923 Malaya Cup
Piala Malaya
Country Malaya
Teams 7
Champions Singapore Singapore (Second title)
Runners-up Perak Perak
Matches played 10
Goals scored 30 (3 per match)
1922
1924

This is the third season of Malaya Cup (later known as Malaysia Cup), it were contested by states in Malaya.The final were contested by the southern and northern champions in their respective conference round.Seven states sent their teams.The final were held at Selangor Club Field on 25 August 1923 where Singapore collected their second title in three consecutive final appearances against Perak with scoreline 2-1.It was during this year a newspaper described it as “by far the greatest sporting event of the year (in Malaya)”.[1][2]

Conference Round[edit]

Seven teams participated the third edition of the Malaya Cup, Johor, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Singapore, Penang, Selangor and Perak. The teams were divided into two conference, the Northern Section and Southern Section, the Northern Section comprises Penang, Selangor and Perak while Southern Section represented by Johor,Negeri Sembilan, Malacca and Singapore.Each team will play with each other (two games per team) and the winners of each conference will play in the final.Each win will give the team 2 points while losing will give 0 points. A draw means a point were shared between two teams.

Northern Section[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Perak 2 2 0 0 3 1 +2 4
Selangor 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 2
Penang 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0
July 22, 1923
Penang 0–1 Perak
August 16, 1923
Selangor 3–0 Penang
August 11, 1923
Perak 2–1 Selangor

Southern Section[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Singapore 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6 5
Negeri Sembilan 3 1 2 0 6 3 +3 4
Malacca 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
Johor 3 0 0 3 1 10 -9 0
July 21, 1923
Negeri Sembilan 3–3 Singapore
July 28, 1923
Johor 0–3 Negeri Sembilan
August 3, 1923
Malacca 3–0 Johor
August 11, 1923
Negeri Sembilan 0–0 Malacca
Johor 1–4 Singapore[3]
August 18, 1923
Singapore 3–0 Malacca[4]

Final[edit]

The final were held at Selangor Club Field on 25 August 1923. Singapore won the match 2-1 against Perak.It was Singapore second title in three consecutive final appearances.

Singapore 2 – 1 Perak
Jamieson Goal ?'
Smith Goal ?'
Osman Goal ?'

Winners[edit]

1923 Malaya Cup Winner
Singapore
Singapore
Second Title

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