AFC Champions League sees Pohang face Adelaide

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions Pohang Steelers will clash with 2008 runners-up Adelaide United in Group H of the AFC Champions League following Monday’s draw. The group also took in China’s Shandong Luneng and the winners of Japan’s Emperor’s Cup to … Continue reading

Nasir back as Johor coach

JOHOR BAHARU: Nasir Yusof is back at the helm, two months after he was forced to take a leave of absence by his employer, the Johor Football Association. In the current state of affairs confronting the Johor FA — with … Continue reading

Unique junior football next month

KUALA LUMPUR: A unique junior football tournament, based on the 1Malaysia concept introduced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and called 1Malaysia Cup, will be held at the Dataran Timur field and Road 10 field in Petaling Jaya … Continue reading

ATM recruit 12 new players for Premier League

KUALA LUMPUR: Armed Forces (ATM) have recruited 12 new players in efforts to beef up their squad and mount a serious challenge for the 2010/2011 Premier League title. The 12 comprise two goalkeepers, four defenders, three midfielders and three strikers. … Continue reading

Pahang submit 2010 M-League appeal

KUANTAN: Pahang FA has submitted an appeal to Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for the Pahang team to be included in the M-League next year. Its secretary Ahmad Nazri Mat Noor said Pahang FA had settled its financial obligations and … Continue reading

AFC gets US$1 bln boost

KUALA LUMPUR: Asian Football Confederation yesterday extended its agreement with marketing partner World Sport Group until 2020, delivering an expected US$1 billion in revenue to AFC. The new agreement covers AFC’s marquee competitions, which include the Asian Cup in 2015 … Continue reading

Negeri end 61-year M’sia Cup wait

KUALA LUMPUR: After a long wait, Negeri Sembilan succeeded in lifting the prestigious Malaysia Cup when they beat Kelantan 3-1 in the final at National Stadium, Bukit Jalil on Saturday. The last time Negeri won the cup was 61 years … Continue reading

FAS to enter team for Reserve League

KUCHING: Football Association of Sarawak (FAS) will put up a team for the Reserve League next season. FAS secretary Mohamad Abu Bakar Marzuki said they had notified Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) of the decision. The FAM Local Competition Committee … Continue reading

M-League fate next month

KUCHING: Football Association of Sarawak (FAS) will hold its annual general meeting next month to discuss the status of the state team in the Malaysian League next season. FAS working committee secretary Abdol Wahet Uji said the meeting was supposed … Continue reading

Honved Budapest tame Harimau Muda

KUALA LUMPUR: Harimau Muda went down 1-2 to Honved Budapest of Hungary in a friendly in Budapest on Tuesday. Wan Zack Haikal Wan Nor scored for the Malaysian boys in the 60th minute while Honved Budapest, who also fielded their … Continue reading

PFA Malaysia to look after welfare of pro footballers

KUALA LUMPUR: Professional Footballer’s Association of Malaysia (PFA), slated for launching on Thursday, will look after the welfare of professional players in the Malaysian League. PFA Malaysia general secretary E.R. Subramaniam said it would represent players in matters like salary … Continue reading

Guingamp stun Rennes to lift French Cup

PARIS: Second-division Guingamp produced one of the shocks of the season by coming from behind to beat top-flight Rennes 2-1 in the all-Breton final of the French Cup at the Stade de France here on Saturday. Brazilian striker Eduardo Dos … Continue reading