Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Final Results

Sorry for the late results. This time round there won't be any reviews cause of a hectic schedule.

vs ZAP Floorball
Victory 7 - 2

vs Red Pheonix
Victory 5 - 0

Friday, March 14, 2014

3rd Match : vs Subang Rascals ( 8th of March )

Loss 6 - 7

Goal Scorer:

Alvin Lee - 2

Daniel Phang - 2
Andrian - 1
Terence - 1

Goal Assists:

Goal worth mentioning:

- Alvin Lee
In the 1st period, Jeremy (#10) made a huge mistake for the trailing team as he continued playing the game while on the ground forcing Salibandy!Co to play a 4v5 game. However despite the pressure coming from the menacing Subang Rascal, Andrian(#18) managed to pull off a through pass which connected to Alvin's(#28) blade. With a slight dribble, the marksman Alvin shot the ball straight past the keeper and into to a goal to put Salibandy!Co in high hopes of their 4-man team.


First period started off with a bang with both teams fighting for the ball. Both teams played exceptional floorball. However, Subang Rascals flexed their muscles with Dennis Thulin firing a backhand slapshot that went straight into the top-left hand corner of the goal. Waves after waves of attack proves to be too overwhelming for Salibandy!Co as the repeated mistake of allowing the forwards of Subang Rascals unguarded in the defence zone. 3 more goals were handed to Subang Rascals just because of that. But, Salibandy!Co bit back when Terence(#3) did a spin to pass his markers and hit a fast shot that bee-lined past Azmill, the keeper for Subang Rascals. At the brink of the match, a mistake from Jeremy cost him a 2-minutes penalty, forcing a 4-man team of Salibandy!Co to go against the power line of Subang Rascals. Keeping the pressure up, Subang Rascals did not get complacent but an amazing play by Andrian and Alvin managed to secure a goal for Salibandy!Co to keep them in the game.

Second period seemed to go more in favour for Salibandy!Co. With the same 3 lines as the first period, Salibandy!Co increased their game tempo to keep up with the likes of Subang Rascals. 2 goals were obtained by Salibandy!Co's own Suarez, Daniel Phang(#7) also he played the ball with such skills to find the goal just through the small gaps of the keeper's legs. Both goals, just like a video on repeat. Andrian(#18) also managed to keep up with the hype surrounding him as he managed to handle a ball that found its target in the net.

Third period was the most intense period for both teams. Coming into the period with the score of 5 - 6 in favour for the Rascals, both teams were relentless in their pursuit of victory. Rascals never stopped pushing neither did Salibandy!Co. All hopes were dashed when Mohd Rozaidi made a spin and a drag shot that shot past the defence line into the net. But like a shining beacon, the marksman, Alvin again managed to narrow the score gap after a successful pass(shot?) from Nicholas(#77) reflected of the goal post, into the blade of Alvin's stick, into the goal. As the time passes by, both teams struggled to pull their score ahead. But the final whistle was sounded, and a loss is a loss for Salibandy!Co.

A giant in the history of Selangor Floorball League was almost taken down by Salibandy!Co. Salibandy!Co upped the game during the second and third period, which would have been a better story if the team played at such tempo from the start of the game. Was it the defence of not guarding the forwards, or the forwards were not doing good enough to get goals? Or team chemistry is to be questioned since many new players are in the team? Nevertheless, something needs to be rectify as two more matches with outstanding teams, Zap and Red Pheonix are going to commence within these two weeks.

Quote of the day:
"I will never forget this game." - Sjaiful (Captain of Subang Rascals) 

Sunday, March 2, 2014

2nd Match : vs Gang Bintang (1st of March)

Victory 4 - 3

Goal Scorer:

Andrian - 4

Goal Assists:

Jonathan - 2

Alvin - 2

Goal worth mentioning:

- Andrian
3rd period. 3 - 3. Substitute keeper. It's probably stalemate for the game with two very strong teams putting in everything they have. The hall was filled with only shouts from both sides. Hearts beat faster than the ticks of the clock. A whistle blow! A pass from Alvin Lee manages to find the blade of Andrian like a magnet attracting another magnet. A shot straight into the goal. Screams from the bench, from the audience. The smile on everyone's faces. Kel Sern: "Guys, 5 seconds more. Defend". And what seemed to be a long game ended with victory shouts from the blue side.


First period started off with the strategy of having only 2 lines as not everyone was on time to be set in a line. A fast paced period with both teams fighting for "first blood". Salibandy!Co kept changing their lines to keep everyone in tip top condition against a team that has never left any team not fighting for scores. However, the period ended with a draw of 0 - 0.

3 lines. New strategy for Salibandy!Co. With Song Sing taking charge of the lines, the players began communicating more and teamwork can be seen throughout the entire period. Shots were taken from long and short distance but nothing came close to a goal. 7 minutes into the period, a pass from Jonathan Low(#5) from the side towards the center was collected by Andrian(#18) and if the shot was any harder, it would have broken through the net. 2 minutes later, it was as if someone recorded the first goal and replayed the scene. A pass from Jonathan again finding its mark and Andrian again taking a softer shot with such "macha-ness" to put another goal under his name. But Gang Bintang answered with two goals of their own, ending the period with another draw at 2 -2.

No words can express how intense the third period was. Keeper Skipper Colin Gan(#1) was down and out. Jeremy Yap(#10) was assigned to guard the post as a substitute keeper. Before the start of the period, the team gathered for a pep talk. Unity was further strengthen in Salibandy!Co as a few players began to speak what was in their hearts. Playing with only 8 players in the third period, a strategy of using the more senior and more experienced players to secure a win, Salibandy!Co fought with everything they had. Starting off the period with a misplay, awarding Gang Bintang with a penalty, it seemed like "out of the frying pan into the fire" for the blue team. But an unexpected save by the substitute keeper managed to keep the score even. With that, a fire was fanned as every single one of the field players strived to put the ball into the net. At the 3rd minute, a shot from Alvin Lee(#28) from past half-court was reflected off Andrian and made its way into the goal. But Gang Bintang bared their fangs and bit back at the 9th minute to once again keep victory away from the hands of Salibandy!Co. What seemed longer than the Egyptian civilisation, victory was already slipping off of the hands of Salibandy!Co. At 19:55, the dynamic A&A duo (Alvin and Andrian) again made an impressive play which Amazingly and Awesomely gained cheers from both the team and the spectators. 5 seconds down the clock, as a shot from Gang Bintang was caught by Jeremy, stalling was done and the final whistle sealed the deal for Salibandy!Co, locking in another victory for the blue team.


Team unity and team communication was ultimately the saviour of this match. Every single player put in a good fight to win balls, block shots, and in the end winning the game. This goes to show that every one of Salibandy!Co has the winning potential and as a team, clutch goals can be made.

Quote of the day:

"I only know one thing, no matter how good, terrifying, and horrifying a team ever comes against me, I will never back down. They must give me a damn good reason for me to lose. Or if they want to win against me, they must put everything in their soul. That's how I will put up the fight." - Andrian (paraphrased) 

Saturday, February 22, 2014

1st Match : vs GMI White Knights (22nd of February)

Victory 7 - 1

Goal Scorers:

Terence - 2
Tze Wei - 2
Alvin Lee - 1
Song Sing - 1
Jeremy - 1

Goal Assists:

Mat (Terence)
Philip (Tze Wei)
Andy (Alvin & Terence)
Edwin (Jeremy)

Goals worth mentioning:

- Song Sing
With mighty biceps and triceps, this hercules of Salibandy!Co made a stunning shot from a distance behind the half-court line. A slap shot that struck the bottom right corner of GMI White Knights' goal attained the cheers from the blue side. The players on and off court were clearly stunned by the amazing goal.

- Tze Wei
A typical start from a free hit was turned into an amazing play by the rising center of Salibandy!Co. A pass was made along the left side of the court, an with amazing ball control, Tze Wei took the ball and dribble pass his man and went for a straight 1 on 1 confrontation with the goalkeeper. His ball control was already an eye candy, yet the center was not gonna stop there. With a slight flick of his blade, he chipped the ball over the stretched out goalkeeper only to find the ball ending up in the top right corner of the net.


The first period of the game was a slow start as players from GMI White Knights were not pressuring the players of Salibandy!Co. But slowly, as momentum built up and everyone getting into the heat of the game, the court was chaotic with everyone running around fighting for the ball. Some knew what they were doing, others didn't. Coach Alvin Lee mentioned that it was a cat and dog fight.

Second period was more of a calm and composed game. With this atmosphere, Salibandy!Co began seeing the fruits of being calm and keeping their composure as it resulted in widening the gap between the teams' score. Passes were made and shots were taken.

Third period was a stalemate period. With no goals from either side, the game ended with the score of 7 - 1, victory going into the hands of Salibandy!Co.


This is the first match for the new and improved Salibandy!Co. With many addition to the team, it may have resulted in a mismatch and miscommunication which led to a messy game for Salibandy!Co. Yet, with more trainings together, hopefully the team will begin to be more united and more like-minded in order to make their mark in SFL 2014

Quote of the day:

"The score is 7 - 1. We are leading by 6 goals. But that gives us NO RIGHT to play at our 90%. We have to play at 100%" - Kel Sern (paraphrased)

Friday, February 21, 2014

A write up on Salibandy!Co

Recently, the Selangor Floorball Association had a few interviews with the key people of the various clubs competing in the Selangor Floorball League 2014.

 "This year, Salibandy!Co has increased their squad’s capacity by a significant figure, with the inclusion of many new faces with different skill sets." - Selangor Floorball Association

Above is just an excerpt of the write up on our team. For a further read, here's a link to the write up.

With only 1 day and 4 hours away from our first match (at the time of this writing), the team is looking forward to have their training tonight at 9pm in Kompleks Rakan Muda Puchong. Will this training be enough to put team strategies and organisation into play? Only time will tell.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A new year, a new season, a new team.

2013 was a great season for Salibandy!Co . Despite the fact that the club branched out to form another club that consist mostly of the Tunku Abdul Rahman College (now known as Tunku Abdul Rahman University College) students, the senior members of the team managed to play relentlessly against other clubs such as Subang Rascals (Champions of SFL 2013) and Gang Bintang (1st Runner Up). With Colin Gan (#1) leading the team, Salibandy!Co put up amazing games with other teams of the Selangor Floorball League 2013. Throughout the last few weeks of SFL 2013, playmaker Alvin Lee (#28) was away to further his studies in the UK (praise God for His protection and this opportunity), the team suffered several losses as they began to feel the gap left by Alvin Lee. Although losing two games in a row to Gang Bintang and also Bangi Rusty Blade, the team never gave up and continue to push hard to finally obtain 3rd place in the league.

Entering the new year, Salibandy!Co is blessed to finally get more players. Like baby birds flying back to their nest, the players of TARCbandy rejoin Salibandy!Co . Several previous players of Salibandy!Co also returned. Such the excitement of the increase of players cannot be more welcomed. In addition to the already "happy" Salibandy!Co, the team is greeted with even more good news, as new "signings" were made.

Albeit all this good news and new confidence that surfaced, the core members of Salibandy!Co constantly remind the players that floorball is a game for us to have fun. Victory comes second to having fun. Remembering the core principal of the team, "To be an influencer and a role model", the core members are always on their feet to help newer members to improve. A constant reminder is also put out,

- Inner Circle
- Independent Culture
- Insane Courage

- Leadership is Responsible
- Losing is Unacceptable
- Passion is Unquenchable
- Creativity is Essential
- Quitting is Unthinkable
- Commitment is Unquestionable
- Victory is Inevitable

As the league draws closer, the team gears up with weekly trainings to improve individual skills and also the communication among the players as team chemistry will always best solo effort. After all, floorball is a team game.

The day passes quickly, 5 five weeks of intense matches ensue. All the best to the players of Salibandy!Co !