Posts Tagged ‘National team’

Former stars blame FAM for sad state of Malaysian football

February 3, 2009 by SR Admin | 2 Comments | Filed in Malaysia

source KUALA LUMPUR: The former stars have spoken — unanimously holding the FA of Malaysia (FAM) responsible for the sad state of affairs in Malaysian football. And their prescription for the ills of Malaysian football is simple: “Let us, the former national footballers, play a more significant role in reviving the fortunes of the game […]

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Sathianathan and Chin Aun sacked for national team’s failings

February 2, 2009 by SR Admin | 2 Comments | Filed in Malaysia

source PETALING JAYA: The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have made B. Sathianathan and Datuk Soh Chin Aun the scapegoats for the national team’s failings, sacking the duo as coach and manager respectively. FAM vice-president Datuk Gulzar Mohd Nor has been appointed team manager while the new national coach would be named soon. These decisions […]

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RM300mil boost for Malaysian football adds up to nothing

January 28, 2009 by SR Admin | 3 Comments | Filed in Malaysia

By ERIC SAMUEL PETALING JAYA: About RM300mil was pumped into the FA of Malaysia (FAM) from 1997-2005 by then sponsors Dunhill. Despite the huge financial backing, Malaysian football continued to go on a downward spiral, from which it has yet to recover. Simply put, it was money down the drain. If FAM could not lift […]

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Few know names of national football players

October 12, 2008 by SR Admin | No Comments | Filed in Malaysia

MALAYSIAN football has come to a serious state where not many people know the names of national players any more, said Saifudin Nasution Ismail (PKR-Machang). He said this was the case unlike during the golden era of the game. “It shows how serious the state of our football is. Last time, most of us could […]

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