Tournament RecordWinners in 2010: Runners up in 1996 Played: 42
Goals for: 78
Goals against: 42
Biggest Win: 7-0 vs Philippines (1996)
Biggest Defeat: 1-5 vs Indonesia (2010)
Latest Results & Fixtures
|1 Dec 10||Indonesia||5 - 1||Malaysia|
|4 Dec 10||Thailand||0 - 0||Malaysia|
|7 Dec 10||Malaysia||5 - 1||Laos|
SF 1 Leg 1
15 Dec 10
|Malaysia||2 - 0||Vietnam|
SF 1 Leg 2
18 Dec 10
|Vietnam||0 - 0||Malaysia|
|Final Leg 1
26 Dec 10
|Malaysia||3 - 0||Indonesia|
Final Leg 2
29 Dec 10
|Indonesia||2 - 1||Malaysia|
Malaysia 2012 Squad ListGoalkeepers
KHAIRUL FAHMI BIN CHE MAT
MOHD FARIZAL BIN MARLIAS
MOHD IZHAM TARMIZI BIN ROSLAN
NORAZLAN BIN RAZALI
AMIRIZDWAN TAJ BIN TAJUDIN
IRWAN FADZLI BIN IDRUS
MAHALLI BIN JASULI
MOHAMAD AIDIL ZAFUAN BIN ABD RADZAK
MOHAMAD AZMI BIN MUSLIM
MOHAMAD FADHLI BIN MOHD SHAS
MOHD AFFIZE FAISAL BIN MAMAT
MOHD BUNYAMIN BIN UMAR
MOHD FAIZAL BIN MUHAMAD
MOHD RIZAL FAHMI BIN ABD ROSID
MUHAMMAD ZUBIR BIN MOHD AZMI
NIK MOHD SHAHRUL AZIM BIN AB HALIM
AMAR BIN ROHIDAN
AZAMMUDDIN BIN MOHD AKIL
CHRISTIE JAYASEELAN DEVASAGAYAM
GARY STEVEN ROBBAT
MD ROZAIMI BIN ABD RAHMAN
MOHD SHAKIR BIN SHAARI
SAFIQ BIN RAHIM
WAN ZACK HAIKAL BIN WAN NOR
YONG KUONG YONG
AHMAD FAKRI BIN SAARANI
AHMAD HAZWAN BIN BAKRI
AHMAD SHAKIR BIN MD ALI
MOHAMAD ZAQUAN ADHA BIN ABD RADZAK
MOHD KHYRIL MUHYMEEN BIN ZAMBRI
MOHD SAFEE BIN MOHD SALI
NORSHAHRUL IDLAN BIN TALAHA
Coach: RAJAGOBAL R KRISHNASAMY (Malaysia)
*The Final registration of players will be confirmed at the 1st Team Managers’ Meeting which will be held one day before the commencement of the competition.
* Shirt numbers are subject to change.
Malaysia were sailing in unfamiliar waters in the showdown two years ago as they had only reached the final on one previous occasion - at the inaugural tournament in 1996 when they lost 1-0 to Thailand - but Rajagobal instilled a sense of purpose in the team and their 3-0 home win in the first leg saw them put one hand on the trophy.
Indonesia dominated early in the second leg at a seething Gelora Bung Karno Stadium but Safee Sali virtually killed off their hopes with a goal early in the second half before the home side notched a couple of consolation counters.
With an eye on the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012, Rajagobal named the majority of the players that won the title in 2010 in his squad for friendly matches last month. Malaysia were given a taste of how tough it will be to defend their trophy with The Philippines holding them to a 1-1 draw in the first of the warm-up matches.
Better results followed with a 2-2 draw and a 2-0 defeat of long-time foes Singapore in the Causeway Challenge, captain Safiq Rahim scoring in both games with spectacular free kicks.
Nickname: Harimau Malaya (Malayan Tiger)
National coach: Datuk K. Rajagobal (Malaysia)
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