K. Gurusamy

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K. Gurusamy
Personal information
Full nameGurusamy Govandar a/l Kandasamy
Date of birth (1989-01-11) 11 January 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Selangor, Malaysia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Petaling Jaya City
Youth career
2002–2008 Bukit Jalil Sports School
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008–2009 Harimau Muda 26 (7)
2010–2011 Harimau Muda A 14 (3)
2012–2015 Selangor 53 (4)
2016 Sarawak 9 (1)
2017–2019 PKNS 26 (0)
2020– Petaling Jaya City 0 (0)
National team
2008–2009 Malaysia U19 16 (0)
2009–2010 Malaysia U21 17 (0)
2009–2012 Malaysia U23 4 (0)
2009–2013 Malaysia 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 28 July 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 January 2017

Gurusamy Govandar a/l Kandasamy (born 11 January 1989) is a Malaysian football player who last plays for Malaysia Super League club PKNS. Gurusamy plays mainly as a defensive midfielder but can also play as a central midfielder.

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Club career

Selangor

For the 2012 Malaysia Super League, Gurusamy officially joined Selangor. He joined the team at the same time that his older brother, Depan Sakwati were transferred from Selangor to Sarawak. [1]

PKNS

On 2 December 2016, it was announced that Gurusamy agreed to join PKNS for the 2017 Malaysia Super League season. [2]

International career

He has played for the Malaysian national football team, [3] and in summer 2009 he played twice against Manchester United in their pre season tour of the Far East. He is a first cousin of Ranjith Gurusamy who plays hurling and football for the Cork senior teams in Ireland and who has represented the Irish national team at underage level. [4] [5]

In November 2010, Gurusamy was called up to the Malaysia national squad by coach K. Rajagopal for the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup. Malaysia won the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup title for the first time in their history.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 28 July 2018. [6]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Selangor 2012 Malaysia Super League 91000091
2013 Malaysia Super League0200006002
2014 Malaysia Super League90200030140
2015 Malaysia Super League1312050201
Total534405090714
Sarawak 2016 Malaysia Super League911000101
Total91100000101
PKNS 2017 Malaysia Super League1101030150
2018 Malaysia Super League1503100181
Total260413000331
Career Total0000000000

    International

    As of 22 March 2017. [7]
    Malaysia national team
    YearAppsGoals
    200910
    201010
    201120
    201240
    201360
    Total140

    Honours

    Club

    Selangor

    International

    Malaysia U-23

    Malaysia

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