Dato’ Mokhtar Dahari Cup & HRH Raja Muda Of Selangor Cup Football Championship 2019
KPS was the main sponsor for the Dato' Mokhtar Dahari Cup Football Championship 2019. The tournament attracted 576 Under-18 footballers representing 32 teams from nine districts throughout Selangor. Participation in this tournament is restricted to secondary schools from 10 district education offices throughout Selangor which have been elected by the District Schools Sports Council (MSSD) Championship. This platform helps identify and unearth new football talents to be groomed from young to play professionally in the future and to build a strong Selangor team in the Malaysian football arena.
KPS has been the main sponsor of the Dato’ Mokhtar Dahari Cup Under-18 Football Championship for the past six years. In 2019, KPS contributed a total sponsorship value of RM850,000 (RM100,000 in 2014 and RM150,000 annually since 2015). In 2014, the event only involved secondary schools in the Petaling Perdana and Petaling Utama District Education Offices.
An inspiration of HRH Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Sultan of Selangor, since he was the Raja Muda, the event aims to create a platform to identify and unearth young football talents for further grooming. It is also intended to showcase Selangor as an active producer of footballers. To date, 2 players have successfully donned the national jersey for the under 18 team and have played for local clubs. Another 37 players were absorbed to other local clubs.
KPS also remained as the main sponsor of the HRH Raja Muda of Selangor Cup Under-12 Football Championship 2019. KPS has been the main sponsor of the event for seven consecutive years, contributing total sponsorship value of RM671,310 (RM81,310 in 2013, RM90,000 in 2014 and RM100,000 annually since 2015).1 of Under-12 player successfully represented Malaysia for under-15 team.