Malaysia men's national field hockey team


The Malaysia national field hockey team (nicknamed Speedy Tigers) is made up of the best field hockey players in Malaysia. As of 10 December 2017, the team is ranked 11th in the world, and 2nd in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation.[2] The governing body for the sports is the Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

Malaysia
NicknameMalaysian Hockey Tigers (Speedy Tigers)
AssociationMalaysian Hockey Confederation (Konfederasi Hoki Malaysia)
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
CoachArul Selvaraj
Assistant coach(es)Amin Rahim
ManagerStephen van Huizen
CaptainSukri Mutalib
Most capsKuhan Shanmuganathan (341)
Top scorerRazie Rahim (107)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 11 (30 June 2021)[1]
Highest10 (2003)
Lowest15 (2008–2010)
Olympic Games
Appearances9 (first in 1956)
Best result8th (1972)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1973)
Best result4th (1975)
Asian Games
Appearances16 (first in 1958)
Best result2nd (2010, 2018)
Asia Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1982)
Best result2nd (2017)

Competition history


A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Malaysia and best results"

Summer Youth Olympics

Summer Youth Olympics
Year Round
2018

Junior team

Junior World Cup
Year Host city Position
1979 Versailles, France 4th
1982 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4th
1985 Vancouver, Canada 10th
1989 Ipoh, Malaysia 12th
1993 Terrassa, Spain 6th
1997 Milton Keynes, England DNQ
2001 Hobart, Australia 12th
2005 Rotterdam, Netherlands 10th
2009 Johor Bahru, Malaysia & Singapore 12th
2013 New Delhi, India 4th
2016 Lucknow, India 11th

Players


Current squad

The following 22 players were named on 14 April 2021 for Tri-Nations Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

Head coach: Arul Selvaraj

Caps updated as of 30 March 2019, after the match against Canada.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
21 GK Muhammad Hafizuddin Othman (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 29) 58 Terengganu
GK Adrian Andy Albert (1997-02-19) 19 February 1997 (age 24) UniKL
GK Muhammad Zaimi Mat Deris (1997-09-18) 18 September 1997 (age 23) 2 Maybank
29 GK Mohammad Hairi Abdul Rahman (1990-01-19) 19 January 1990 (age 31) 41 TNB Thunderbolts

17 DF Muhammad Razie Abdul Rahim (1987-08-25) 25 August 1987 (age 33) 264 UniKL
6 DF Muhammad Marhan Mohd. Jalil (1990-03-05) 5 March 1990 (age 31) 242 UniKL
DF Zulpidaus Mizun UniKL
11 DF Syed Mohamad Syafiq Syed Cholan (1995-05-12) 12 May 1995 (age 26) 64 Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Najib Abu Hassan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 (age 26) Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Aminuddin Mohd Zain (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 26) Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Azri Hassan (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 29) UniKL
DF Muhammad Najmi Farizal Jazlan (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 26) Maybank

24 MF Nik Muhammad Aiman Nik Rozemi (1996-06-19) 19 June 1996 (age 25) 85 Tenaga Nasional Berhad
MF Faiz Helmi Jali (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 29) Tenaga Nasional Berhad
MF Muhamad Ramadan Rosli (1991-04-01) 1 April 1991 (age 30) Tenaga Nasional Berhad
8 MF Mohamad Ashran Hamsani (1995-04-20) 20 April 1995 (age 26) 15 UniKL
20 MF Meor Muhammad Azuan Hassan (1994-02-16) 16 February 1994 (age 27) 128 Maybank

3 FW Norsyafiq Sumantri (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 25) 44 Tenaga Nasional Berhad
13 FW Muhammad Firhan Ashaari (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 28) 154 Tenaga Nasional Berhad
26 FW Muhammad Shahril Saabah (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 27) 120 Tenaga Nasional Berhad
10 FW Faizal Saari (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 30) 232 Terengganu
23 FW Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Tengku Abdul Jalil (1986-01-05) 5 January 1986 (age 35) 280 Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Recent call-ups

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Muhammad Zaimi Mat Deris (1997-09-18) 18 September 1997 (age 23) 2 Maybank 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
GK Kumar Subramaniam (1979-11-26) 26 November 1979 (age 41) 310 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018 World Cup

DF Luqman Ahmad Shukran (1997-04-23) 23 April 1997 (age 24) 7 Terengganu 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
DF Arif Ishak (2000-01-22) 22 January 2000 (age 21) 6 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
DF Sukri Mutalib (1986-02-24) 24 February 1986 (age 35) 314 UniKL 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
DF Faiz Jali (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 29) 145 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
DF Jazlan Najmi (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 26) 67 UniKL 2018-19 FIH Series Finals

MF Fitri Saari (1993-03-04) 4 March 1993 (age 28) 143 Terengganu 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
MF Amirol Arshad (1995-04-12) 12 April 1995 (age 26) 50 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
MF Joel van Huizen (1992-11-11) 11 November 1992 (age 28) 84 NurInsafi 2018 World Cup

FW Abu Kamal Azrai (1999-10-03) 3 October 1999 (age 21) 6 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
FW Akhimullah Anuar (2000-05-02) 2 May 2000 (age 21) 0 Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
Malaysia vs. India at the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Delhi.

Records

Most Caps
# Player Caps Career
1Kuhan Shanmuganathan330[4]1994–2007
2Chua Boon Huat337[5]1998–2013
3Azlan Misron3502002–
4Nor Saiful Zaini329[6]1985–2001
5Mirnawan Nawawi327[7]1989–2002

Notable former players

Coaches

  1. First foreign coach.
  2. First Malayan coach for 1956 Olympic Games but did not go to Melbourne.
  3. Served as tactical coach for 1958 Asian Games, test match against Korea in 1960 and home international against Singapore in 1961.
  4. First Malaysian coach.
  5. Coach the Malaysian team for three-month only.
  6. Coach the Malaysian team for 1966 Asian Games, return in December 1967 for 1968 Olympics.
  7. Handled the national team for a month in 1994, in charge for 1995 Southeast Asian Games.

See also


References


  1. "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  2. "FIH Men's World Rankings – 10 December 2012" (PDF). International Hockey Federation. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  3. Ali, Nurjannah (19 April 2019). "Fih Siri Akhir Lelaki Kuala Lumpur 2019: Keyakinan Saya Cukup Tinggi Pada Mereka — Roelant". mhc.org.my (in Malay). Malaysian Hockey Confederation. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  6. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)