Archives: Malaysia

Diouf: From Hero to Zero

July 29, 2015 | By SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in: Malaysia, Sabah.

Looks like Sabah Football Association (SAFA) has an awkward problem in its hands and it comes from the most unexpected player – its star performer and main attraction El Hadji Diouf. Fans of the state can already see it coming and it all started after Diouf started to hang around with the JDT team from the Superleague, bonding • Read More »

Malaysia’s European Players

November 26, 2013 | By SR Admin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Malaysia.

Malaysian football fans have been welcoming European players since the late 1980’s. It’s a popular destination for players from Croatia and Slovakia in particular, while many pros from the English, French and German leagues have also found a home in the country. Malaysia’s multi-cultural nature and consistently strong economic record make it something of a • Read More »

The Best Sabah Rhinos to Ever Grace the Pitch

June 27, 2013 | By SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in: Malaysia, Misc, Sabah.

The Sabah Rhinos are a football team from the Sabah state of Malaysia. Founded in 1977, they are named after the endangered Sumatran rhino that lives in the Sabah region and most fans still refer to the team as the rhinos even though they were re-branded as the hawks in 2010. The team is based • Read More »

Kelantan – 2012 Treble Champions

October 21, 2012 | By SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in: Malaysia.

SHAH ALAM, Oct 20 (Bernama) — Kelantan created history when they lifted the 2012 Malaysia Cup after defeating Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) 3-2 in the final at Shah Alam Stadium Saturday night. Indra Putra Mahayuddin was the toast of the Red Warriors when he scored the winning goal in extra time after both sides were • Read More »

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