The implementation of corporate governance. Increasing the national talent pool. The chance to work alongside the current leadership in moving forward the national football agenda. These were the rationales given by three candidates vying for the Football Association Malaysia (FAM) Executive Committee (Exco) position; Dato ‘Sri Shahril Mokhtar, Tuan ACP Zulkefly Yahya and Tuan Abdul Aziz Yeop Jamaludin during the upcoming 57th FAM Congress that will take place on the 13 March 2021. As a corporate figure with two decades of experience, Dato ‘Sri Shahril has great ambitions to streamline the governance of FAM as he’s willing to implement the experience that...

Tindakan Presiden Persatuan Bolasepak Malaysia (FAM) DYAM Mejar Jeneral Tunku Ismail mengeluarkan kenyataan mengenai hasrat untuk meletak jawatan dalam Facebook rasmi FAM adalah sesuatu yang begitu mengejutkan dan betul-betul di luar jangkaan ketika semua pihak termasuklah barisan Ahli Jawatankuasa (EXCO) FAM sendiri begitu memerlukan Tunku sebagai Presiden FAM. FAM masih memerlukan Tunku Ismail memandangkan kita ibarat helaian buku yang baru sahaja dibuka kulitnya. Ini bermakna perjalanan FAM di bawah kepimpinan Tunku Ismail baru sahaja bermula dan pembaharuan dalam FAM juga masih di peringkat awal, belum sampai ke titik untuk Tunku Presiden meletakkan jawatan baginda. Biarpun hanya hampir setahun menduduki kerusi selaku Presiden...

(National Coach K.Rajagopal, FAM General Secretary Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad with Nike Country Marketing Manager Ms Menaha Nadaraja at the Media Announcement held at Wisma FAM) NIKE Malaysia and the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) are proud to announce this year’s edition of the Manchester United Premier Cup Tournament set to take place around the country. The tournament supported by the Ministry of Education will see the winner of the Finals in Kuala Lumpur competing in the Regional Finals against teams from around the region including Indonesia and Thailand. As part of its commitment to grassroots football, NIKE Malaysia’s partnership with the FAM aims...

A cross-causeway tournament involving S-League clubs and Malaysian sides, rekindling some of the old Malaysia Cup fever, will go ahead this June, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) confirmed yesterday. "The FAS and Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have met and, in my view, it appears to be a meeting of two like minds," FAS president Zainudin Nordin, who is also the mayor of central district Singapore, told MediaCorp. "We will do it for the first time this year, and well see what the constraints are for the subsequent years. But one thing is clear: This is not a one-off event. We...

Harimau Muda 'A' who were 'caged' from playing in the local league and snubbed by the Singapore S-League, will make a quantum leap by competing in the Slovakia Under-21 league. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) deputy president Datuk Redzuan Sheikh Ahmad said they (Harimau Muda A) would be sent to Slovakia to compete in the country's local league. "They will compete in the league from February to May and play 14 matches, plus a number of friendly matches from time to time," he told reporters after the FAM executive council meeting here today. "After playing in the Slovakian league, the team would compete...

FOOTBALL Association of Malaysia (FAM) and Sports Ministry are said to be keen to engage the Everton Football Club policy in having a structured youth development and coaching program. Read here on the suggested partnership. Can anyone tell me why Everton? Is it because they spotted Wayne Rooney. ?...

Players must play competitive matches every week to excel internationally while the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) must emphasize on a number of aspects before sending players for training overseas says 'Raja Bola' Datuk Ghani Minhat. The legendary former international, national coach and team manager, said if the decision to send the national Under-23 players for training overseas, it cannot be for just a short period but must be at least for a whole season. "Programmes like this must go on for at least a season not just a short stint like what was done...

The Professional Footballer's Association of Malaysia (PFA Malaysia), slated for launching on Thursday, will look after the welfare of professional players in the Malaysian League (ML).PFA Malaysia general secretary E.R. Subramaniam said it would represent players in matters like salary payments, termination of contracts in mid-season, terms of contracts and others for the benefit of players." All active players are eligible to register as members while retired players can register as affiliated members of PFA Malaysia," he told Bernama here Monday.Subramaniam said PFA would also look after the welfare of retired players by holding courses to equip them with other skills."Membership...

The national Under-23 squad will focus on international friendlies as their final preparation for the Sea Games in Laos from Dec 9 to 18. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) secretary-general Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad said the squad was not participating in any championship in the next three months. "It is a request from national coach K. Rajagobal following a discussion with the technical committee, not to expose the squad's strength by participating in the pre-Sea Games championship in Laos next month," he told Bernama, here, today. He said another reason was the spread of Influenza A(H1N1), which had also forced the cancellation of some...