Malaysian Tycoons Lock Horns In London

Two of Malaysia’s highest profile tycoons locked horns over the weekend in London. However it wasn’t a significant business deal they were contesting it was something more serious for them, an English Championship league match.

Ideally the two owners would have preferred the game to be taking place in the Premier League but sport as they have both found out has its downs as well as its ups.

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan and QPR owner Tony Fernandes have both ploughed many millions into their respective clubs with to date quite meager results.

The Cardiff City owner has been largely absent from games in the last year, having attended just one home match since Cardiff were relegated from the Premier League. In the meantime he has bought clubs in Belgium and Bosnia.

The result of the game a 2-2 draw did neither owner or club much good in the ultra competitive league although Tan may have had the last laugh with Cardiff scoring in the last minute.


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