[EN] MPL Malaysia shows solidarity with national footballers in Week 6 of the Season 13 Regular Season
14 May 2024
  • Malaysia's longest-running esports league issued a statement expressing support for the recovering athletes.
  • Selangor Red Giants set a new Regular Season benchmark by remaining invincible throughout and earning a maximum 27 points.
  • Bountee Esports become the first team to be relegated to Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Academy League (MAL MY).

 


Selangor Red Giants on the MPL Malaysia stage taking a stance against violence and sending their well wishes to Faisal "Miki" Halim.

 

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 May The final week of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL) Malaysia Season 13 Regular Season concluded with the esports community uniting in a heart-warming display of solidarity for is national footballers, following the recent attacks. The display took place during the match between Selangor Red Giants and NINERS on 12 May, and featured banners and solidarity chants led by the ultras. Last week, Selangor Red Giants Football Club launched the "Stand With Faisal Halim. Stop The Violence!" solidarity campaign following the acid-splashing attack on the Malaysian player.

 


Selangor Red Giants player, Ilman "Gojes" Zulkifli, leads the audience in a Dua for Faisal Halim – to wish him a speedy recovery (4:51:38).

 

MPL Malaysia also issued a statement expressing support for the recovering athletes. Fikri Rizal Mahruddin, Marketing & Business Development Lead at MOONTON Games, said: "The recent attacks on our national footballers have greatly shocked and saddened us. We stand in solidarity with our fellow professional athletes on this matter and will take stricter precautions for the wellbeing and safety of our own. The league wishes a speedy recovery for Faisal "Miki" Halim and Akhyar Rashid.”

 


MPL Malaysia fans expressed their solidarity with Faisal Halim before the match between Selangor Red Giants and NINERS on Week 6, Day 2.

Week 6: Selangor Red Giants set unbeaten record, Bountee Esports relegated

The final week of the Season 13 Regular Season saw joy and misery at both ends of the table. League leaders, Selangor Red Giants, set a new benchmark by becoming the only team in MPL Malaysia history to not drop a single game during the Regular Season. They defeated NINERS 2-0 to bring their season tally to 18 games won with no reply, surpassing Team SMG's 18-1 run in Season 11.

 

Bountee Esports became the first team in MPL Malaysia history to be relegated to the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Academy League (MAL MY) – the developmental leg of the Malaysian MLBB esports league system – after losing 1-2 to RSG MY. Game 3 was decided on the 18th-minute mark, when the Sarawakian team's Midlaner, Chua "Azyst" Yu Hao, was caught out of position, leading to a Wipeout and defeat. Bountee Esports will compete in Season 2 of MAL MY as a Challengers Conference team, where they will be looking for a quick return to MPL Malaysia.

 

The final standings for the Season 13 Regular Season are: