Malaysia
Nickname(s)Harimau Malaya
(Malayan Tigers)
[1]
Skuad Kebangsaan
(National Team)
AssociationFootball Association of Malaysia (FAM)
ConfederationAFC (Asia) - OFC (Oceania)
Head coachChiew Chun Yong
CaptainFirdaus Razali
Most capsAddie Azwan (105)
Top scorerAddie Azwan (61)
Home stadiumPanasonic Sports Complex
(3°3′22″N 101°32′51″E / 3.05611°N 101.54750°E / 3.05611; 101.54750)
FIFA codeMAS
FIFA ranking67 (2 July 2021) [2]
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Malaysia Malaysia 13–3 Philippines Philippines
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 16 August 1996)
Biggest win
Malaysia Malaysia 16–0 Bhutan Bhutan
(Incheon, South Korea; 28 June 2013)
Biggest defeat
Malaysia Malaysia 0–17 IR Iran Iran
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 24 October 2002)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 1996)
Best resultRound 1, 1996
AFC Futsal Championship
Appearances12 (First in 1999)
Best resultRound 2 (plate), 2005
AFF Futsal Championship
Appearances15 (First in 2001)
Best result
Runners-up, 2003, 2005, 2010, 2017, 2018

The Malaysia national futsal team represents Malaysia in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Football Association of Malaysia. Malaysia once played in the FIFA Futsal World Cup in 1996.[3]

Tournament records

FIFA Futsal World Cup

See also: FIFA Futsal World Cup

FIFA Futsal World Cup Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA DIF
Netherlands 1989 Did not enter
Hong Kong 1992
Spain 1996 Round 1 14/16 3 0 0 3 4 24 −20
Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify
Chinese Taipei 2004
Brazil 2008
Thailand 2012
Colombia 2016
Lithuania 2020
Total 1/9 Group stage 3 0 0 3 4 24 −20

AFC Futsal Championship

See also: AFC Futsal Championship

AFC Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Malaysia 1999 Round 1 8/9 3 0 1 2 11 24
Thailand 2000 Did not enter
Iran 2001 Round 1 13/14 4 0 0 4 11 27
Indonesia 2002 12/14 3 1 0 2 8 30
Iran 2003 14/16 3 0 0 3 3 20
Macau 2004 11/18 3 1 0 2 18 18
Vietnam 2005 Round 2 (Plate) 19/24 6 2 1 3 25 18
Uzbekistan 2006 Round 1 12/16 3 1 0 2 6 15
Japan 2007 16/16 3 0 0 3 3 26
Thailand 2008 11/16 3 1 0 2 8 19
Uzbekistan 2010 Did not qualify
United Arab Emirates 2012
Vietnam 2014 Round 1 13/16 3 1 0 2 8 11
Uzbekistan 2016 16/16 3 0 0 3 4 19
Chinese Taipei 2018 12/16 3 1 0 2 7 9
Turkmenistan 2020 Did not qualify
Total 12/15 Round 2 (Plate) 40 8 2 30 112 236
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
*Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

OFC Futsal Championship

See also: OFC Futsal Championship

Oceanian Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Australia 1992 Did not enter
Vanuatu 1996
Vanuatu 2000
Australia 2004
Fiji 2008
Fiji 2009
Fiji 2010
Fiji 2011
New Zealand 2013^ Runners-up 2/8 5 3 1 1 23 13
New Caledonia 2014^ Champions 1/5 4 3 0 1 21 14
Fiji 2016 Did not enter
Total 2/11 Champions 9 6 1 2 44 27

^Malaysia is not part of the OFC, invited as a guest nation.

*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFF Futsal Championship

See also: AFF Futsal Championship

AFF Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Malaysia 2001 Third place 3/5 4 2 0 2 16 23
Malaysia 2003 Runners-up 2/6 6 4 0 2 21 19
Thailand 2005 2/6 6 3 1 2 21 15
Thailand 2006 Group stage 5/7 3 1 0 2 11 9
Thailand 2007 Third place 3/8 5 1 2 2 21 27
Thailand 2008 3/8 5 4 0 1 22 11
Vietnam 2009 Group stage 5/7 3 1 0 2 8 14
Vietnam 2010 Runners-up 2/5 5 3 0 2 9 14
Thailand 2012 Fourth place 4/10 6 3 0 3 22 24
Thailand 2013 Group stage 5/10 4 2 0 2 26 10
Malaysia 2014 6/10 4 2 0 2 19 12
Thailand 2015 Third Place 3/10 6 4 0 2 30 20
Thailand 2016 3/7 5 3 0 2 33 17
Vietnam 2017 Runners-up 2/9 5 3 0 2 21 15
Indonesia 2018 2/9 5 4 0 1 26 13
Vietnam 2019 Group stage 8/8 3 0 0 3 8 13
Total 16/16 5 Runners-up 70 37 3 30 292 241
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

See also: Futsal at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Thailand 2005 Did not enter
Macau 2007 Quarter final 8/18 4 2 0 2 13 17
Vietnam 2009 8/13 4 2 0 2 16 24
South Korea 2013 Group stage 10/22 2 1 0 1 17 4
Turkmenistan 2017 Did not enter
Total 3/4 2 Quarter final 10 5 0 5 46 45

Southeast Asian Games

See also: Futsal at the Southeast Asian Games

Southeast Asian Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Thailand 2007 Runners-up 2/7 5 3 0 2 19 22
Indonesia 2011 Fourth place 4/6 4 1 0 3 10 18
Myanmar 2013 Group stage 5/6 2 0 1 1 8 9
Singapore 2015 Not held
Malaysia 2017 Runners-up 2/5 4 2 1 1 14 9
Total 4/4 Runners-up 9 4 0 5 29 40

Tiger's Cup/World 5's Futsal

Tiger's Cup/World 5's Futsal Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Singapore 1997 Did not enter
Singapore 1999 Group stage 9/9 2 0 0 2 0 17
Singapore 2001 Did not enter
Malaysia 2003 Final (Bowl) 9/12 4 2 0 2 14 16
Malaysia 2008 Semi-final (Plate) 7/10 4 2 0 2 10 18
Total 3/5 Bowl Winners 8 4 0 4 24 34
*Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Current staff

Coaches

Players

Current squad

The following players were named for 2018 AFC Futsal Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Mohd Firdaus Razali (1984-04-25) 25 April 1984 (age 37) Malaysia MPSJ
12 1GK Azrul Hadee Taufiq (1987-03-07) 7 March 1987 (age 34) Malaysia Selangor MAC
3 FP Muhammad Nurasyraaf Malaysia KL City
4 FP Muhammad Farikh Rahman (1997-01-21) 21 January 1997 (age 24) Malaysia Perak FA
5 FP Mohamad Awalluddin Nawi (1998-02-02) 2 February 1998 (age 23) Malaysia Perak FA
6 FP Mohd Ridzwan Bakri (1994-08-25) 25 August 1994 (age 27) Malaysia Perak FA
7 FP Mohd Khairul Effendy (1987-12-03) 3 December 1987 (age 33) Malaysia Pahang Rangers F.C
8 FP Saiful Aula Ahmad (1992-02-01) 1 February 1992 (age 29) Malaysia Melaka
9 FP Mohd Azwann Ismail (1991-10-04) 4 October 1991 (age 29) Malaysia Pahang Rangers F.C
10 FP Syed Aizad Daniel (1996-02-01) 1 February 1996 (age 25) Malaysia Selangor MAC
11 FP Muhammad Aidil Shahril Malaysia Perak FA
12 FP Abu Haniffa Hasan (1991-02-22) 22 February 1991 (age 30) Malaysia Pahang Rangers F.C
13 FP Saiful Nizam Ali (1991-10-13) 13 October 1991 (age 29) Malaysia Pahang Rangers F.C
14 FP Yazid Kamaruzuan (1992-04-07) 7 April 1992 (age 29) Malaysia Kuantan Rangers

Previous squads

Notes:

Recent results and forthcoming fixtures

Main article: Malaysia national futsal team results

  Win   Draw   Lose

7 September 2019 Friendly Malaysia  9–2  Mexico Changsha, China
15:30 Stadium: University of Science & Technology
8 September 2019 Friendly China  4–4  Malaysia Changsha, China
18:00 Stadium: University of Science & Technology
10 September 2019 Friendly Malaysia  2–2  Myanmar Changsha, China
15:30 Stadium: University of Science & Technology
21 October 2019 AFF Championship GS Malaysia  2–3  Indonesia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
16:00
  • Ridzwan Goal 27'
  • Nizam Goal 27'
Report
  • Andri Goal 17'
  • Iqbal Goal 17'
  • Syahidansyah Goal 32'
Stadium: Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 160
Referee: Fahad Badir Alhosaini (United Arab Emirates)
22 October 2019 AFF Championship GS Australia  6–4  Malaysia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
19:00
  • Lynch Goal 1'14'
  • W. Giovenali Goal 3'
  • Cooper Goal 6'
  • Niski Goal 18'
  • Basger Goal 38'
Report
  • G. Giovenali Goal 20' (o.g.)
  • Ridzwan Goal 29'34'38'
Stadium: Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 145
Referee: Fahad Badir Alhosaini (United Arab Emirates)
23 October 2019 AFF Championship GS Vietnam  4–2  Malaysia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
19:00
  • Nguyễn Thành Tín Goal 6'
  • Vũ Đức Tùng Goal 24'
  • Nguyễn Minh Trí Goal 39'
  • Châu Đoàn Phát Goal 40'
Report
  • Haniffa Goal 33'
  • Azwann Goal 37'
Stadium: Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 1,800
Referee: Fahad Badir Alhosaini (United Arab Emirates)

Honours

Continental

  • Champion (1) : 2014
  • Runner-up (1) : 2013

Regional

  • Silver medal (2) : 2007, 2017
  • Fourth place (1) : 2011
  • Runner-up

Others

  • Bowl Winners (1) : 2003
  • Fourth place
  • Third place (1) : 2013
  • Fourth place (1) : 2013

All-time team record

Main article: Malaysia national futsal team results

The following table shows Malaysia's all-time international record, correct as of 8 September 2019.

Opponents Played Won Drawn* Lost For Against Diff
 Afghanistan 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5
 Argentina 1 0 0 1 1 7 −6
 Australia 8 0 2 6 12 31 −19
 Bahrain 3 1 0 2 8 9 −1
 Belgium 1 0 0 1 2 11 −9
 Bhutan 1 1 0 0 16 0 +16
 Brazil 1 0 0 1 0 15 −15
 Brunei 8 6 2 0 49 24 +25
 Cambodia 7 6 0 1 62 12 +50
 Catalonia 1 0 0 1 1 4 −3
 China 4 1 0 3 7 14 −7
 Chinese Taipei 7 3 0 4 29 31 −2
 Colombia 1 0 0 1 1 12 −11
 Czech Republic 1 0 1 0 3 3 0
 Egypt 1 0 0 1 3 7 −4
 England 3 1 1 1 8 9 −1
 France 1 0 0 1 0 2 −2
 Guam 2 2 0 0 25 0 +25
 Guatemala 1 0 0 3 7 17 −10
 Hungary 1 0 0 1 0 12 −12
 Indonesia 24 9 3 12 75 86 −11
 Iran 5 0 0 5 6 64 −58
 Iraq 1 0 0 1 2 8 −6
 Italy 1 0 0 1 1 10 −9
 Japan 5 0 1 4 6 31 −25
 Jordan 1 0 0 1 1 3 −2
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2 4 12 −8
 Kuwait 2 0 1 1 7 8 −1
 Laos 3 3 0 0 23 6 +17
 Lebanon 5 2 0 3 16 24 −8
 Macau 2 2 0 0 14 2 +12
 Maldives 2 2 0 0 17 4 +13
 Mexico 2 1 0 1 10 4 +6
 Myanmar 11 9 1 1 44 24 +20
 Netherlands 1 0 0 1 0 5 −5
 New Caledonia 2 2 0 0 14 6 +8
 New Zealand 2 1 0 1 8 5 +3
 Panama 1 0 0 1 1 4 −3
 Philippines 10 10 0 0 84 25 +59
 Poland 1 0 0 1 1 6 −5
 Qatar 3 1 0 2 7 12 −5
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 1 1 11 11 0
 Singapore 4 2 1 1 21 9 +12
 Solomon Islands 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3
 South Africa 1 1 0 0 4 2 +2
 South Korea 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1
 Spain 1 0 0 1 0 15 −15
French Polynesia Tahiti 2 1 1 0 8 5 +3
 Tajikistan 1 0 0 1 1 9 −8
 East Timor 4 4 0 0 28 7 +21
 Thailand 25 0 1 25 29 166 −137
 Turkmenistan 2 0 2 0 12 12 0
 United States 2 0 0 2 3 18 −15
 Uruguay 2 0 0 2 4 9 −5
 Uzbekistan 9 0 0 9 15 64 −49
 Vanuatu 1 1 0 0 9 5 +4
 Vietnam 21 8 4 9 75 71 +4
Total 219 83 23 114 812 964 −152
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Player history

Players in bold are still active. As of 16 August 2014.

Top goalscorers

# Name Career Goals Caps Position
1 Addie Azwan 2002–2011 61 105 Pivot
2 Saiful Mohd Noor 2001–2008 35 Ala
3 Fawzul Hadzir 2012– 31 48 Ala
4 Qaiser Heshaam 2009– 28 74 Ala
Shamsul Akmar 2012– 28 Ala
5 Fadhil Yusoff 2004–2009 24 Ala
6 Muizuddin Haris 2006–2013 22 93 Ala
7 Ruzaley Aziz 2003–2011 21 Pivot
8 Asmie Amir 2011– 20 Pivot
9 Khairul Effendy 2009– 18 Ala
Feroz Karnim 2003–2008 18 Ala
10 Faizul Gaffar 2002–2007 16 Fixo
Ali Mahat 2010– 16 Pivot
11 Fadzil Karnim 2007–2010 14 Ala
12 Jamhuri Zainuddin 2003–2009 13 Fixo
Abu Haniffa 2011– 13 Fixo
13 Saiful Nizam 2012– 12 Pivot
14 Ng Boon Leong 2004–2006 11 Ala
Rizal Rahim 2004–2007 11 Pivot
15 Safar Mohammad 2008–2012 10 Pivot

Notable former players

See also

References

  1. ^ Ooi Kin Fai (3 April 2017). "FAM reverts team name back to Harimau Malaya". Goal.com. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Ranking". Futsal World Ranking. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  3. ^ Erik Garin (6 October 2016). "FIFA Futsal World Cup Overview". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 4 April 2018.