Baddrol Bakhtiaar (left) with Mohd Norhafiz Zamani Misbah (right)
|Date of birth||February 1, 1988|
|Place of birth||Sabah, Malaysia|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2005–2006||Kedah FA President's Cup|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 5, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Baddrol Bakhtiar (born February 1, 1988 in Sabah) is a Malaysian footballer who plays for Kedah FA in the Malaysia Super League. He is usually employed in the right side of the midfield role, although he has often been deployed as a left-sided midfielder. He also a member of Malaysia national, Malaysia U-23 and former Malaysia U-20 squad.
Baddrol started out playing for the Kedah FA President Cup squad. He was noticed by Kedah's scouts and joined the Canaries' SUKMA 2006 silver medalists starting eleven. After his performance in SUKMA, Baddrol signed his first professional contract with Kedah on November 2006.
Baddrol has been promoted to the senior team starting from the 2006/07 M.League season and established himself in Kedah's first team squad, competing with K. Soley as a right winger and Mohd Khyril Muhymeen Zambri in the left side.
Nevertheless, after K. Soley left Kedah to join their local rivals, Perlis FA, he proved himself as one of the best young talent of the Kedah youth system. Starting from the 2007–08 season, Baddrol became a first team regular for Mohd Azraai Khor Abdullah's squad and performed well with his ability to terrorise defenders in the Super League with his pace and trickery with the ball.
For the 2011 season, Baddrol became the team top scorer with 10 goals. Baddrol also scored a powerful long range goal against Terengganu FA.
On April 6, 2008, Gifted Group chairman Jonathan Price fulfilled his promise to let Baddrol and his former Kedah teammate Mohd Bunyamin Umar train for two weeks with Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge alongside their youngsters and their more senior players such as Shaun Wright-Phillips, Tal Ben Haim, Steve Sidwell and Nicolas Anelka.
In August 2011, There was a rumours that the English Premier League club, Wigan Athletic FC has offered Baddrol a trial, but the trial is yet to be confirm by Wigan Official's. It was later confirmed that the trial was not true and only rumors.
Baddrol, alongside his teammates Abdul Hadi Abdul Hamid, Mohd Sabre Mat Abu and Mohd Khyril Muhymeen Zambri, Muhammad Shafiq Jamal and Mohd Bunyamin Umar earned their first call-up in 2005 to the Malaysia U-20. He made his youth international match debut in AFC Youth Championship 2006 qualifying round on December 12, 2005 against Myanmar at Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia beat Myanmar 4–2. After qualifying to the final round in Bangalore, Baddrol however scored an own goal and Malaysia went down to Vietnam 1–2 in their opening match in October 30, 2006.
Baddrol was also a part of Malaysia U-19 squad for the 2007 Champions Youth Cup. His action in a match against Chelsea wooed the Chelsea coaching staff who gave him a chance to train at Stamford Bridge.
He made his full international debut against Kenya on August 12, 2009. He scored his first goal for the senior team in the match against Uzbekistan on November 18, 2009. He also part of the 2009 Southeast Asian Games winning squad and managed to score three goals, including a brace against Laos
Baddrol captained the Malaysia Olympic team and led them into winning the gold medal at the 2011 Southeast Asian Games. He also scored three goals to contribute in the second consecutive triumph.
|Club||Season||Malaysia Super League||Malaysia Cup||AFC Cup||Malaysia FA Cup||Total|
|1.||November 18, 2009||National Stadium, Bukit Jalil||Uzbekistan||
||1–3 (L)||2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|2.||February 27, 2010||National Stadium, Bukit Jalil||Yemen||
||1–0 (W)||Friendly Match|
|3.||June 18, 2011||Sultan Mohammad IV Stadium||Myanmar||
||2–0 (W)||Friendly Match|
Under-23 International goals
|1.||December 2, 2009||New Laos National Stadium, Vientiane||Timor-Leste||
||11–0 (W)||2009 SEA Games|
|2.||December 19, 2009||New Laos National Stadium, Vientiane||Laos||
||3–1 (W)||2009 SEA Games|
|3.||December 21, 2009||New Laos National Stadium, Vientiane||Laos||
||3–1 (W)||2009 SEA Games|
|4.||October 21, 2011||My Dinh Stadium||Myanmar||
||2–1 (W)||2011 VFF CUP|
|5.||October 23, 2011||My Dinh Stadium||Vietnam||
||1–1 (D)||2011 VFF CUP|
|6.||November 9, 2011||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium||Thailand||
||2–1 (W)||2011 SEA Games|
|7.||November 13, 2011||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium||Cambodia||
||4–1 (W)||2011 SEA Games|
|8.||November 13, 2011||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium||Cambodia||
||4–1 (W)||2011 SEA Games|
His parent from Negeri Sembilan, his father worked in Angkatan Tentera Malaysia (ATM), Baddrol was born in Sabah, after that his family moved to Sungai Petani Camp, now they stay at Sungai Petani until now.
- Kedah FA
- Malaysia Cup (2): 2007, 2008
- Malaysia Super League (2): 2006-2007, 2007-2008
- FA Cup Malaysia (2): 2007, 2008
- Malaysia Premier League (1): 2005–06
- Malaysia U-23
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- "Baddrol bin Bakhtiar Set For Wigan Athletic Trial". Vital Wigan Athletic. Retrieved August 16, 2011.
- Baddrol Bakhtiar at National-Football-Teams.com