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M'sia beats UAE in U23 friendly, but fight breaks out

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A fight broke out before the final whistle during the friendly match U23 football match which saw Malaysia leading 2-0 against UAE.

Players, bench players and officials from both teams were in on the action, which took place at the Shah Alam stadium tonight.

The altercation appears to have stemmed from a collision involving UAE mid-fielder Mohamed Sebil.

Both sides only calmed down after security and RELA personnel stepped in.

This is last game Malaysia's U23 football team will play before heading for the Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games where they were drawn against South Korea, Kyrgyzstan and Bahrain in the group stage.

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