One of the most basic things you need to do as a sports bettor is to know your game. Whether you are involved in betting in a specific sport or in a range of sports, it is important to know everything about those games before you start gambling on them. Football is a very popular game in Malaysia, both in terms of the interest of casual watchers and as a money pit for bettors.
If you are looking forward to knowing more about Malaysian football before diving into online sports betting field, you are at the right place. In this article, we talk about the top Malaysian football players of our time.
Zainal Abidin Hassan
He is a former Malaysian football player and presently manages and/or coaches various teams in the country. Zainal has been one of the most famous footballers of 80’s and 90’s. He started his football career with Selangor FA team in 1980 and is known to have played along with other famous footballers like the late Mokhtar Dahari, and Soh Chin Aun. He has also been a part of the national football team from 1984 to 1996.
He is a former footballer and currently represents the Malaysia Super League (side Pahang) as the head coach. He has also been the coach of the national team. Dollah was one of the most successful football players of his time. He has won a number of trophies in both local and international games, including the gold medal in the 1989 SEA Games and the 1993 Merdeka Tournament.
He is a Malaysian football player who was born in 1968 in Sabah, Malaysia. Matlan was an active football player from 1987 to 1995. He is known as the only footballer to have scored 2 goals against England football team for Malaysia. He has also acted as a captain of the national team in the 1995 match against Flamengo XI and is the first player from Sabah to have done that.
He is a famous football player who hails from Malacca, Malaysia. Azman had started his football career in 1989 with Kuala Lumpur team and played his last match in 2003 for Negeri Sembilan FA. He also played for the national team from 1991 to 2000.
Omar has been one of the greatest Malaysian football players of the modern time. He has won many trophies while playing for a number of local teams, including Pahang, Kelantan, Negeri Sembilan and others. His most memorable goal was in 2003 against English side Chelsea.
One of the most recognized Malaysian footballer players, Safee currently plays for PKNS. He also represents the national team in the international games. Safee Sali has been an active football player since 2001 and has been playing for the national team since 2004. He is also the first Malaysian to play in the Indonesian Super League in 2011.
Radzi is a football player who currently plays as the captain of the Kelantan team in Malaysia. He has also played in the national team from 2001 to 2014. He has been the main source of force behind the success of Kelantan on the national level.
Yap Wai Loon
Yap was a famous midfielder, one of the best in the country. He played for local teams in Sabah and Kuala Lumpur, and also for the national football team.
He is a former Malaysian footballer who played for Selangor FA, PKNS, Melaka Telekom, and also for the national team before he took retirement. Rusdi was also a member of the pre-Olympic team of Malaysia. Currently, he is managing Malaysia U-23 team as the Assistant Coach.
Lim Teong Kim
He is one of the few Malaysian players who have played in Europe. He has also played for various local teams, including Malacca (his debut team), Hertha BSC, Kedah, Negeri Sembilan, etc. While playing for the national team, he managed to win a gold medal in the 1989 Southeast Asian Games.
He is a Malaysian football player who is known to have scored some of the most legendary goals in the history of European football, including one goal against Barcelona in 2013 Asia Tour, and two goals against Manchester United In a 2009 pre-season exhibition match.
Khairul Azman Mohamed
He is a former football player who played as a goalkeeper for the Malaysian national team from 1991 to 1997, for Pahang from 1985 to 1995, and for Sabah FA before his official retirement in 2005. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in the country
Famous as one of the best Malaysian midfielders in the 1990s, Sanbagamaran has played for reputed teams like Selangor and the national team. At the 1996 AFF cup, he became famous as the leading goal scorer for Malaysia side.
He is a professional football player who plays for the national team and is also a part of the Johor Darul Ta’zim FC. Safiq has also played for the Malaysian junior national team. He has also been a captain of the team in many games and has won trophies for his country and scored some of the most outstanding goals against teams like South Korea and Liverpool.
Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak
Aidil Zafuan is a Malaysian football player who is a defender in the current national team and also plays for Johor Darul Ta’zim FC. He is a famous sports celebrity in Malaysia, because of his lifestyle and field performances.