Khairul Fahmi Che Mat
|Full name||Khairul Fahmi bin Che Mat|
|Date of birth||7 January 1989|
|Place of birth||Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|2006–2009||Kelantan President Cup Team|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 October 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Khairul Fahmi Che Mat (born 7 January 1989 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan) is a Malaysian goalkeeper who plays for Kelantan and the Malaysia national football team. He is also former Malaysia U-23 and Malaysia U-20 squad.
- 1 Career
- 2 International career
- 3 Career statistics
- 4 Exhibition matches / Malaysia XI
- 5 Personal life
- 6 Honours
- 7 Notes
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Kelantan President Cup Team
Khairul Fahmi started playing for the Kelantan President's Cup Team in 2006. He was the team's main goalkeeper and helped Kelantan reach the finals in the 2006–07 President Cup Malaysia. However, Kelantan later lost by penalties.
PSV Eindhoven Youth Team trials
He also had impressed the Dutch club, PSV Eindhoven and went for a-week trials with the club's Under-19 and Under-23 teams. He went there with his teammate, Mohd Asraruddin Putra Omar after they showed excellent performances in the 2007 Champions Youth Cup.
Return to Kelantan
In season 2009, Khairul Fahmi returned to Kelantan and registered for senior squad at the age of 20. He was the youngest goalkeeper ever to play for the Kelantan senior team. He made his appearances for senior squad after silly mistake from Syed Adney during their match against Kedah in Malaysia Super League.
Malaysia under-23 national team
Khairul Fahmi made his first appearance for Malaysia under-23 at the 2010 Asian Games. He helped his team qualify into the second round but later lost to Iran, 1–3. Khairul Fahmi became Malaysia's hero when he saved two penalties and they won 4–3 in the penalty shootout after a 1–1 draw against Indonesia to ensure Malaysia retained the prestigious SEA Games gold medal. Khairul Fahmi also helped his team qualify into the Men's Asian Qualifiers Preliminary Round 3 of 2012 Summer Olympics Qualification. However, Malaysia failed to win any matches in the group stage.
Malaysia senior national team
Khairul Fahmi made his debut against Oman on 3 September 2010 replacing Mohd Sharbinee Allawee Ramli during the second half. He kept a clean sheet for the entire second half after Malaysia conceding 3 goals in the first half of the match. In November 2010, Khairul Fahmi was called up to the Malaysia national squad by coach K. Rajagopal for the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup. Khairul kept a cleansheet against Thailand on a 0–0 draw. Khairul also kept a cleansheet against Vietnam twice in the semi finals. In the first leg of the finals, Khairul played well against the Indonesians. The match ended a 3–0 win to Malaysia, thus earning another clean sheet to Khairul. In the second leg of the finals held in Indonesia, Khairul gave another outstanding performance by making numerous saves including a brilliant penalty save early in the match. The save proved to be a pivotal moment in the match in which Malaysia scored an away goal. Malaysia won on 4-2 aggregate and lifted the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup title for the first time. Khairul Fahmi was selected for the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup. On 26 November 2012, Malaysia's opening group match against Singapore ended up with the Malaysian side losing 0–3. The Lions scored the first goal through their captain, Shahril Ishak at the 32nd-minute. Six minutes later, Ishak once again scored a goal for the Lions as a result of Khairul Fahmi's blunder at goal. In the second half, veteran Singaporean forward Aleksandar Đurić completed the rout against the Tigers with the third and final goal of the game. The match resulted in 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup holders Malaysia losing its first group match of the tournament, and Khairul was subsequently dropped for the rest of the Tigers' campaign.
As of 26 April 2015.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Malaysia||League||FA Cup||Malaysia Cup||Asia||Total|
|2007–08||Harimau Muda||Malaysia Premier League||24||0||2||0||-||-||26||0|
|2009||Kelantan||Malaysia Super League||5||0||1||0||4||0||-||10||0|
Exhibition matches / Malaysia XI
|1||13 July 2011||National Stadium, Bukit Jalil||K. Rajagopal||Arsenal F.C.||0–4 (L)||Malaysia XI|
|2||16 July 2011||National Stadium, Bukit Jalil||K. Rajagopal||Liverpool F.C||3–6 (L)||Malaysia XI|
|3||30 July 2012||National Stadium, Bukit Jalil||K. Rajagopal||Manchester City F.C||1–3 (L)||Malaysia XI|
Khairul Fahmi is the fourth of five siblings. He received his early education at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Tapang, Kota Bharu. Then he entered Sekolah Sukan Bandar Penawar, Johor Bahru. After that he furthered Sekolah Sukan Bukit Jalil (National Sports School). He was active in sports and has represented the school since primary school.On 28 December 2012,Khairul Fahmi married Nur Eilunie Natasha Jaafar. They have daughter named Kayla Elayna
- Malaysia Cup (2) : 2010, 2012
- Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Cup (Charity Shield Malaysia) (1) : 2011
- Malaysia Super League (2) : 2011, 2012
- FA Cup (1) : 2012, 2013
- Gold Medal: 2011
- Goal.com Asian Under-23 Best XI for 2011
- Goal.com readers' Asian Best XI of 2011
- Goal.com readers' Asian Best Goalkeeper of 2011
"Perempuan idaman gua, ia suka yang aktif, ceria, kelakar, lawak. Yang paling penting, ia mesti wangi" ("For my ideal woman, I would like her to be active, cheerful, funny, comical. Most importantly, she must smell nice") – 2012 television advertisement for SimplySiti
- 100PLUS FAM National Football Awards 2010 retrieved 6 December 2010
- Malaysian Super League retrieved 6 December 2010
- Asraruddin and Khairul Fahmi to undergo trials with Eindhoven retrieved 9 November 2007
- Kelantan 0 Kedah 1 | Malaysia Super League 2010 retrieved 9 November 2010
- Khairul Fahmi calm despite pressure retrieved 6 December 2010
- Kelantan come out tops Retrieved 6 December 2010
- 2010 Asian Games Football Squad, Malaysia retrieved 28 December 2010
- Malaysia blitz buries Indonesia, Another Cleensheet for Khairul Fahmi retrieved 28 December 2010
- Goalie makes it to global Twitter trending list retrieved 30 December 2010
- Khairul Fahmi Che Mat soccerway retrieved 30 Oktober 2013
- "Foto kahwin Khairul Fahmi dan Leuniey". Infoharian.com (Malaysia).
- "Gambar Comel Anak Khairul Fahmi Dan Leuniey". My news hub.my/My Artis (Malaysia).
- "Senarai Pemenang Anugerah Bolasepak Kebangsaan 100plus 2013". fam.org.my (Malaysia).
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