2003 Malaysia Premier 1 League

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Malaysia Premier 1 League
Season 2003
Champions Perak FA
Relegated Johor FC
Melaka TMFC
Kelantan FA
Malacca FA
Selangor FA
Terengganu FA
2004 AFC Cup Perak FA (group stage)
Negeri Sembilan FA (group stage)
Matches played 156
Goals scored 454 (2.91 per match)
Top goalscorer 23 goals
Phillimon Chepita (Perlis FA)
2002
2004

The Malaysia Premier 1 League was introduced in 1998. It replaced the M-League as the top-most tier for professional Malaysian football clubs.

The season kicked off on February 9, 2003. Perak FA again dominated the season and ended up winning the title. Perlis FA's Phillimon Chepita was the season's top goalscorer with 23 goals.

This season also a last season before the league is upgraded into Malaysia Super League starting for 2004 season.

Teams[edit]

A total of 13 teams will participate in the 2003 Malaysia Premier 1 League season. Negeri Sembilan NS Chempaka FC pulled out of the league.

Note:

League table[edit]

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Pos Club Pld W D L F A Pts
1 Perak Perak FA 24 13 8 3 38 22 47
2 Kedah Kedah FA 24 13 6 5 43 17 45
3 Perlis Perlis FA 24 13 6 5 40 23 45
4 Sabah Sabah FA 24 10 8 6 34 22 38
5 Pahang Pahang FA 24 10 6 8 38 33 36
6 Penang Penang FA 24 11 3 10 29 28 36
7 Johor Johor FC 24 10 4 10 42 32 34
8 Sarawak Sarawak FA 24 9 7 8 47 42 34
9 Malacca Melaka Telekom 24 7 11 6 32 34 32
10 Kelantan Kelantan FA 24 7 7 10 31 52 28
11 Malacca Malacca FA 24 5 5 14 24 53 20
12 Selangor Selangor FA 24 4 6 14 32 44 18
13 Terengganu Terengganu FA 24 4 3 17 24 52 15
Key to colours in league table
     Champion
     Relegated to Malaysia Premier League
Note

Malaysia Super League 2004 Playoffs[edit]

A total of 8 teams will participate in the Malaysia Super League 2004 season playoffs.

Malaysia Super League 2004 Playoffs matches[edit]

First Round[edit]

First Legs[edit]

6 August 2003
20:45
Public Bank FC Selangor 3 – 1 Johor Johor FA
Zulkifli Chek Din Goal 12'
Shahrilnizam Khalil Goal 64 own goal'
Ivan Ziga Goal 67'
Suhaimi Jamil Goal 70'



Second Legs[edit]
  • Selangor MPPJ FC qualified 6-5 on aggregate.



  • Johor Johor FC qualified 1-1 on aggregate, 4-2 on penalties.

Final Round[edit]

First Legs[edit]


Second Legs[edit]


Note

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Source: FIFA: Malaysia Premier 1 League Scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Zambia Phillimon Chepita Perlis Perlis FA 23

Champions/Winners[edit]

2003 Malaysia Premier 1 League Winner
Flag of Perak.svg

Perak FA

2nd Title

External links[edit]