Malaysia national under-22 football team

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Malaysia U-22
Nickname(s) Harimau Muda
(Young Tigers)
Association Football Association of Malaysia
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation AFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachPost vacant
Captain Adib Zainudin
Home stadium National Stadium, Bukit Jalil
FIFA code MAS
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Malaysia national under-22 football team (also known as Malaysia Under-22, Malaysia U-22 or Malaysia B-22) represents Malaysia in international football competitions including in the SEA Games of the 2017 edition. It is managed by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). This team was created for the 2013 AFC U-22 Championship qualification, 2017 SEA Games and participated in the 2019 AFF U-22 Youth Championship. [1] [2]

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History

After Harimau Muda project disbanded in 2015, FAM needed a fresh start for the U-23 team where a new set of players was brought in for the team with the creation of SEA Games Project 2017 team which was then announced as the national under-22 team. [1] [3] The players in the current team mainly consist of players with age around 18 to 21 years old where the oldest players will be below the age requirement of 22 years old when 2017 SEA Games in Malaysia started. [1] With bigger pool of players within age of 18-22, the team will also play in other age-restricted tournament as the younger side such as U-21 and U-22 when needed.[ citation needed ]

The team is considered to be the feeder team for the Malaysia national football team. It is for players under the aged of 22 and less. Also in existence are national teams for Under-19s, Under-16s and Under-14s. As long as they are eligible, players can play at any level, hence it is possible for one to play for the U-22s, senior side and then again for the U-22s.[ citation needed ]

Frank Bernhardt era

Frank Bernhardt has been announced as the new head coach for the newly created Malaysia under-22 national football team in preparation for 2017 Southeast Asian Games. The 46-year-old began his new job as national under-22 boss on Monday at Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) headquarters in Kelana Jaya. His first task is to pick an assistant from four candidates—Hassan Sazali, P. Maniam, Reduan Abdullah and Azlan Johar. And then Bernhardt will choose a squad of 25 players to work with ahead of the SEA Games football tournament on home soil in August 2017. [4]

25 players, including President's Cup players from DRB-Hicom and Sime Darby were picked to join the U22 national team third training camp. [5]

Tournament records

AFC U-22 Championship

Note: AFC U-22 in 2013.
AFC U-22 Championship Record AFC U-22 qualification Record Head Coach
YearRoundGPWDLGFGAPldWDLGFGA
Flag of Oman.svg 2013 Did not qualify5302177 Flag of Malaysia.svg Ong Kim Swee
TotalBest: None5302177

SEA Games

Note: All Malaysian participants from U-22 since 31 March 2016 are only for SEA Games.


SEA Games Record
YearRoundPositionGPWD*LGSGA
Flag of Malaysia.svg 2017 Runners-up2/116501115
TotalBest: Runners-up1/16501115
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Red border colour indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy record

Flag of Brunei.svg Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy
YearRoundGPWDLGSGA
2002 Third Place5203139
2005 Group Stage420237
2007 Third Place411247
TotalBest: Third Place135172023

Recent results

  Win  Draw  Lose

2019

18 February 2019 (2019-02-18) 2019 AFF U-22 GS Malaysia  Flag of Malaysia.svg0–1Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
18:30  UTC+7 Report Rosib Soccerball shade.svg 62'Stadium: Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh
Attendance: 3,875
Referee: Nguyễn Hiền Triết (Vietnam)
20 February 2019 (2019-02-20) 2019 AFF U-22 GS Indonesia  Flag of Indonesia.svg2–2Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
15:30  UTC+7 Marinus Soccerball shade.svg 52'
Witan Soccerball shade.svg 77'
Report Nik Akif Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Hadi Soccerball shade.svg 86'
Stadium: Olympic Stadium, Phnom Penh
Attendance: 600
Referee: Steve Supresencia (Philippines)
22 February 2019 (2019-02-22) 2019 AFF U-22 GS Malaysia  Flag of Malaysia.svg1–0Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar Phnom Penh, Cambodia
18:30  UTC+7 Hadi Soccerball shade.svg 45' Report Stadium: RSN Stadium
Attendance: 115
Referee: Sivakorn Pu-udom (Thailand)

Squad

Recent call-ups

The following players have also been called up to the Malaysia squad within last 12 months.

Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClubLatest call-up
GK Khatul Anuar Md Jalil (1997-04-02) 2 April 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg UKM Thailand Training Tour
GK Hamka Daud (1998-02-18) 18 February 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Negeri Sembilan 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup
GK Nik Amin Ahmad (1997-01-10) 10 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of Malaysia.svg Terengganu II 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup, PRE

DF Amirul Ashraf Ariffin (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg UiTM Centralised Training, 25 November - 10 December 2019
DF Ariff Ar-Rasyid Ariffin (1998-12-28) 28 December 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg PKNS U21 Centralised Training, 25 November - 10 December 2019
DF Shivan Pillay Asokan (2000-12-07) 7 December 2000 (age 20) Flag of Malaysia.svg PKNS U21 Centralised Training, 25 November - 10 December 2019
DF Tasnim Fitri Nasir (1999-01-19) 19 January 1999 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg FELDA United 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
DF Nazirul Afif Ibrahim (1997-04-20) 20 April 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg PKNP 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification, PRE
DF Nabil Hakim Bokhari (1999-02-09) 9 February 1999 (age 21) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kuala Lumpur U21 2019 AFF U-22 Youth Championship
DF Danish Haziq Saipul Hisham (1997-09-12) 12 September 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Negeri Sembilan 2019 AFF U-22 Youth Championship
DF Amirul Haziq Rasmizal (1998-03-19) 19 March 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Selangor U21 Thailand Training Tour
DF Azarul Nazarith Azhar (1998-07-02) 2 July 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg FELDA United Thailand Training Tour
DF Syaiful Alias (1999-01-12) 12 January 1999 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kelantan Thailand Training Tour
DF Al-Imran Halim (1999-02-16) 16 February 1999 (age 21) Flag of Malaysia.svg UiTM 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup
DF Khairu Anwar Khazali (1998-09-28) 28 September 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg PKNS U21 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup
DF Sharul Nazeem Zulpakar Flag of Malaysia.svg Selangor U21 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup
DF Asraff Hayqal Zainal (1997-12-15) 15 December 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg UiTM 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup, PRE
DF Ikhwan Hafiz (1998-02-28) 28 February 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg PKNS U21 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup, PRE
DF Ridzuan Razali (1997-09-11) 11 September 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Terengganu II 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup, PRE
DF Hafiy Haikal Ismail (1998-04-24) 24 April 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim II 2018 Asian Games CT, 1-7 July 2018
DF Loqman Hakim Marzuki (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kedah U21 2018 Asian Games CT, 1-7 July 2018

MF Izzan Syahmi Mustapa (1997-02-23) 23 February 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Terengganu II 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
MF Zahril Azri Zabri (1999-02-04) 4 February 1999 (age 21) Flag of Malaysia.svg FELDA United 2019 AFF U-22 Youth Championship PRE , WD
MF Jordan Ollerenshaw (1998-02-27) 27 February 1998 (age 22)Thailand Training Tour

FW Nik Azli Nik Alias (1997-01-26) 26 January 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kelantan Centralised Training, 25 November - 10 December 2019
FW Haziq Subri Flag of Malaysia.svg Perak U21 Centralised Training, 25 November - 10 December 2019
FW Safawi Rasid (1997-03-05) 5 March 1997 (age 23) Flag of Malaysia.svg Johor Darul Ta'zim 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification
FW Ariusdius Jais (1998-07-07) 7 July 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Sabah 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification, PRE
FW Afiq Saluddin (1998-06-21) 21 June 1998 (age 22) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kelantan Thailand Training Tour
FW Juzaerul Jasmi (2000-07-11) 11 July 2000 (age 20) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kelantan U21 Thailand Training Tour
FW Danial Ashraf Abdullah (1997-01-08) 8 January 1997 (age 24) Flag of Malaysia.svg Kelantan 2018 International U-21 Thanh Niên Newspaper Cup, PRE
FW Syafiq Rizuan (1997-02-21) 21 February 1997 (age 23) 2018 Asian Games CT, 1-7 July 2018

Team officials

As of 18 May 2017
Malaysia national football team Coaching staff
RolesNames
Head Coach Flag of Malaysia.svg Ong Kim Swee
Assistant Coach Flag of Malaysia.svg Aminuddin Hussin
Fitness Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Rastislav Bozik
Goalkeeping Coach Flag of Malaysia.svg Megat Amir Faisal Al Khalidi Ibrahim
Malaysia national football team management and supporting staff
RolesNames
Manager Flag of Malaysia.svg Yusof Mahadi
Assistant Managervacant
Fitness Coach Flag of Slovakia.svg Rastislav Bozik
Physiotherapist Flag of Slovakia.svg Vladimir Gramblicka
Masseur Flag of Malaysia.svg Abdul Aziz Manaff
Kitman Flag of Malaysia.svg Sukri Haimi
Video Analyst Flag of Malaysia.svg Ahmad Hilmi Abdul Latif
Team Doctor Flag of Malaysia.svg Halim Mokhtar
Psychologist Flag of Malaysia.svg Jolly
Security Officer Flag of Malaysia.svg Dali Wahid

Head coaches

Head coaches records

As of 25 March 2017
Malaysia national football team head coaches
NameCountryPeriodGPWD*LGSGAGDWin %
Frank Bernhardt Flag of Germany.svg Germany 2016–2017145541718−1035.71
Ong Kim Swee Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia 2017–present000000+0!

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