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Spurs and Liverpool to play "circus matches" in Malaysia

MALAYSIA, who begin their World Cup qualifying campaign on June 11, are currently 166th in the FIFA rankings.

Now supporters group Ultras Malaya is calling on all fans to boycott the country's upcoming friendlies with Spurs and Liverpool in Kuala Lumpur.

Describing the fixtures as "circus matches" which will disrupt their domestic league and World Cup qualifying preparations, the Ultras say: "Don't buy the tickets. Don't go to the stadium." The Ultras allege the matches are set simply to "make the Football Association of Malaysia, the organisers and their cronies rich. What's the point? You can't be expecting the visitors to give their very best like they play in the EPL on the TV, can you?"

They hope poor attendances will leave the organisers with "no option but to start organising 'A' class international friendlies instead."