Malaysia

Malaysia-DPR Korea tie in Pyongyang

PETALING JAYA (9 May 2017) – The postponed match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying tie between Malaysia and DPR Korea will be played in Pyongyang on 8 June 2017. This follows the confirmation from the FA of Malaysia (FAM) that no Government travel restrictions are in place. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) then…

Malaysia Futsal U20 fall to Melaka

PETALING JAYA (5 May 2017) – The Malaysian Futsal Under-20 team fell to a 6-4 loss to Melaka in a friendly that was played last night. Melaka are the current leaders of the Malaysian Futsal League. In the friendly that was played in Krubong, Melaka, the Malaysian youth side – which is being prepared for…

AFF Press Statement

PETALING JAYA (18 April 2017) – We received a number of media queries seeking clarification on the statement published on our website earlier, the Asean Football Federation is indeed aware that the $500,000 donation received via FA of Singapore did come from an NFL club based in Singapore.  We apologise if our earlier statement had…

AFF Press Statement

PETALING JAYA (17 April 2017) – As a result of various queries from the media on the subject of the FMS, the AFF would like to clarify particularly on the system. The Asean Football Federation(AFF) Football Management System is an initiative aimed at enhancing the capabilities of football associations and clubs which will then better…

FAM to use VAR in 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (12 April 2017) – The FA of Malaysia (FAM) stated this week that they are looking at implementing the VAR (Video Assistant Referee) for the Malaysian Super League in 2018. Fully professional referees will also be utilised the same year. Dato’ Hamidin Mohd Amin said that the VAR system will first be used…

Gomez, new Malaysian coach

PETALING JAYA (25 Feb 2017) – Mario Gomez, who led JDT to their first AFC Cup crown in 2015, has been announced as the new head coach of Malaysia following the formal announcement of Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim as the new President of the FA of Malaysia (FAM). At the 53rd Congress of the FAM…