Health and Beauty chain to take over in £3m deal.
From 2013 Malaysia’s oldest cup competition will be sponsored by the eighth richest man in the world.
Li Ka Shing, a Hong Kong Businessman, will be sponsoring the Malaysian cup through Watsons’ Health and Beauty chain in a deal believed to be worth in excess of $300,000 RM (£3M).
The cup is in it’s 87th year replaces sponsors Era Radio station and will be renamed the Watsons Piala Malaysia.
Selangor FA are the competition’s most successful side with 32 titles, Kelantan FA are the current champions beating Johur Darul Takzim in the final.
You can watch highlights of that final below: