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Soccer: Malaysian celebrities take on WA Police
Malaysian celebrity football team Suka Suka N.D. Lala football club will take on the WA Police FC team in the inaugural Shila Amzah Perth Cup.
The soccer team is owned by Malaysian singer and television actor ND Amir Amzah, better known as famous 80s and 90s pop and folk singer ND Lala and his 27-year-old daughter Shila Amzah who is a hugely popular singer in Asia.
The game will be played at the Lark Hill sports complex in Rockingham on Friday, April 21 with opening speeches at 6pm and kick-off at 6.30pm.
Shila Amzah will make a special appearance at the free event.
Visitors will be able to donate to police charity Bright Blue, the Police Commissioner's fund for sick children, which aims to assist in the prevention and treatment of childhood illnesses, particularly those linked to issues police officers see every day, including the abuse of drugs and alcohol as well as social disadvantage.
A spokesman for WA Police said the police team would come from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and ethnicity emphasizing the need for West Australians to adopt an inclusive approach to the wide range of cultural groups now settling in Australia.
Members of the Malaysian team and WA Police. Picture supplied.
Members of the Malaysian football team will be hosted at a lunch at Laputa premium buffet restaurant at Elizabeth Quay and will be taken on a Captain Cook cruise down the Swan River.
Suka Suka will also be playing the Boulder City Soccer Club in a pre-season friendly on Sunday April 23 at the Ray Finlayson Sporting Complex kicking off at 3pm.
The Malaysian celebrity team will visit Kalgoorlie to play last year's champions and to see the local sights.
Shila Amzah is a Malaysian singer-songwriter, actress and record producer who grew up in Kuala Lumpur.
She started singing as a child and started visiting recording studios with her father ND Lala when she was four years old, before recording a pop album when she was nine and her second album in 2005.
In 2011 she won Pop Song of the Year and Song of the Year at the Malaysian Music Awards for her single Patah Seribu.
Her career blossomed throughout Asia and in 2012 she won Chinese television reality singing show Asian Wave.
Shila has won a host of awards and is a National Treasure of Malaysia and is the biggest selling Malaysian singer in Mandarin in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan and has more than 2.5 million followers on her Sina Weibo social media account.
ND Lala is one of Malaysia's most successful singers with eight solo albums since 1987.
Players in the Malaysian team include:
• Stage, TV and film actor Zul Huzaimy Marzuki, who has appeared in many theatrical productions, television dramas and films. He is also a director, script writer and part time lecturer.
• Twins Raja Nazrin Shah Raja Azaham and Raja Nazmin Shah Raja Azaham from one of Malaysia's hottest hardcore bands, Sekumpulan Orang Gila (SOG).
SOG has won a host of Malaysian and international awards for their music. They have more than 45,000 Facebook fans and produced several albums.
• Hearthrob singer Kaza Saisis who has also acted in film and television. He won a best comic actor award in 2016.