Malaysian skipper to fly off after Malaysia Cup campaign Malaysia’s talismanic captain Safiq Rahim will fly off for a trial stint with Cardiff City Football Club once the curtains come down on the Malaysia Cup, which kicks off next month. Following fruitful talks between Cardiff City chairman, Malaysian-born Datuk Chan Tien Ghee, and Safiq today, it has been confirmed that the Selangor player will spend three weeks on trial with the Welsh outfit as soon as the Red Giants’ Malaysia Cup campaign was over. The 24-year-old Safiq has been a pivotal figure in the Malaysian top flight league for several seasons now. His...

The Socceroos will reportedly play a friendly against world No.146 Malaysia in Sydney on October 7 ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Oman four days later. The vice-president of the Football Association of Malaysia, Datuk Subahan Kamal, has been quoted as saying Malaysia will travel to Australia to play the Socceroos on the day before the scheduled start of the A-League season. "We received an invitation to hold the national team friendly against Australia last week," he said on the team's official Twitter stream. "The FAM agreed it is difficult for us to be given the chance to play a team which...