Penang FA

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Penang FA
Club crest
Full name Penang Football Association
Nickname(s) The Panthers
Founded 1921; 93 years ago (1921)
Ground Bandaraya Stadium
George Town, Penang
Ground Capacity 20,000
Manager Mohd Azizudin Mohd Shariff
Coach Jacksen F. Tiago
League Malaysia Premier League
Website Club home page
Current season

Penang Football Association is a Malaysian professional football club based in Georgetown that plays in the Malaysia Premier League.

Founded in 1921, the club represent the Penang state in football competitions. The team has traditionallly worn a blue home kit.

They have a long standing rivalry with Kedah, the two northern region teams collectively known as the Northern Region Derby.

The team play their home matches at the 20000 capacity Bandaraya Stadium in Georgetown.

Penang established itself as a major force in Malaysian football between the 1950s to the 1970s. Domestically, Penang has won a record of 3 Division 1 titles, 4 Malaysia Cup titles, 5 Malaysia FAM League titles, 1 Malaysia FA Cup title and 1 Malaysia Charity Shield.



Winners (4): 1953, 1954, 1958, 1974
Runner-Up (9): 1934, 1941, 1950, 1952, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1977
Winners (3): *1982, 1998, 2001
Runner-Up (3): 1983, 1999, 2000
Runner-Up (1): 1992
Winners (5): *1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 2013
Runner-Up (3): 1961, 1962, 1968
Winners (1): 2002
Runner-Up (2): 1997, 2000
Winners (1): 2003

(*First ever winners)

Crest and Colours[edit]


Since the club's foundation on year 1921, the club have had only one main crest. The backgrounds colours of the club crest are blue and white.


Penang FA's traditional home colours are sky blue and yellow which are taken from the colours of the Penang state flag. Ultramarine have also been used severally. Traditional away kit colours have been either yellow or white. However, in recent years several different colours have been used, such as: green, pink and orange.

Kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors[edit]

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
2001 Umbro Pensonic
2002-2005 Toray Pen Group
2006-2007 Lotto E&O
2008-2010 Joma No Sponsor
2011 Eutag
2012 Adidas AUCMS
2013 Joma Media Hiburan
2014- Umbro ASPEN Group


Home Stadium[edit]

The Bandaraya Stadium is the home stadium of Penang FA. The stadium has a capacity of 20,000 people. It was built in 1956, the oldest stadium in Malaysia and initially aims to provide a venue for sports activities from Georgetown, especially as a football pitch.

Previously, Penang FA also use Penang State Stadium in Batu Kawan.

Training Ground[edit]

The USM Athletics Stadium is the training ground of Penang FA located in the campus of University of Science, Malaysia in Penang.

Club officials[edit]

Board of Director[edit]

  • President: Malaysia Nazir Ariff Munshir Ariff
  • Vice-president 1: Malaysia Laurence Loh
  • Vice-president 2: Malaysia Gary Nair
  • General Secretary: Malaysia Mohd Junid Mohd Noor


  • General Manager: Malaysia Mohd Azizudin Mohd Shariff
  • Assistant Manager: Malaysia Mohd Nazim Ariff Nazir Ariff
  • Assistant Manager: Malaysia Katherisan Letchumanan
  • Security Officer: Malaysia Muhd Asyraf Mohamad Yusof
  • Media Officer: Malaysia Muhamad Sidek Karim
  • Medical Officer: Malaysia Dr. Amar Pritpal Abdullah
  • Escort Officer: Malaysia Aznan Yahaya

Coaching and Technical Staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Brazil Jacksen F. Tiago
  • Assistant Coach 1: Brazil Amilton da Silva Oliveira
  • Assistant Coach 2: Malaysia Manzoor Azwira Abdul Hamid
  • Fitness Coach: Brazil Leonardo Azevedo
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Brazil Jose Alberto Silvestre Quitete
  • Physiotherapist: Malaysia Mohamad Isamuddin Mohd Ali
  • Physiotherapist: Malaysia Zulkifli Ahmad
  • Kit Man: Malaysia Reza Irwan Khairuddin
  • Kit Man: Malaysia Mohd Hizir Jamaludin
  • U21 Head Coach: Malaysia Haji Kamal Khalid
  • U21 Assistant Coach: Malaysia Zabidi Hassan
  • U21 Goalkeeping Coach: Malaysia Hisham Jainudin

Current Squad[edit]

First Team Squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position
1 Sani Anuar Kamsani Malaysia GK
18 Mohd Remezey Che Ros Malaysia GK
22 Khairul Amri Salehuddin Malaysia GK
23 Yong Kuong Yong Malaysia RB,RM,RW
3 Mafry Balang Malaysia CB
4 Darwira Sazan Malaysia CB
21 Mohd Farid Ramli Malaysia LB
44 Mat Saiful Mohamad Malaysia LB
16 Mazlizam Mohamad Malaysia LB/RB
2 Mohd Azrul Ahmad Malaysia RB,LM,RW
Mohd Redzuan Suhaidi Malaysia CB
29 Reinaldo Lobo Brazil CB
5 Mohd Redzuan Nawi Malaysia DM,CM
Mohd Junaidi Shafiai Malaysia CM
20 See Kok Luen Malaysia CM
9 Mohd Syukur Saidin Malaysia CM
7 Mohd Zharif Hasna Malaysia CM
6 Mohd Faiz Subri Malaysia AM,LW
29 Muhd Rafiuddin Rodin Malaysia LM,LW
12 Elias Sulaiman Malaysia CM,RM,RW
27 Lee Kil-Hoon South Korea CM,AM
15 Hilton Moreira Brazil CM,AM,FW
10 Failee Ghazli Malaysia ST
11 Mohd Azinee Taib Malaysia ST
25 Beto Gonçalves Brazil ST

President's Cup squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Malaysia GK Muhd Hazrul Hafiz Zulkifly
2 Malaysia DF Magendran a/l Kanaison
3 Malaysia MF Muhd Salim Che Hassan
4 Malaysia DF Mohd Syahir Syazwan Sabri
5 Malaysia DF Muhd Redzuan Suhaidi
6 Malaysia FW Mohd Syamer Kutty Abba
7 Malaysia DF Tunku Noor Hidayat Tunku Ishak
8 Malaysia MF Muhd Ruzaini Jamaluddin
9 Malaysia FW Muhammad Umair Mohd Samfee
10 Malaysia FW Mohd Amer Azahar
11 Malaysia DF Abdul Qayyum Jabrullah Khan
12 Malaysia DF Shaik Awish Alkirani Shaik Haron Rashid
13 Malaysia MF Amirul Syazani Roslan
No. Position Player
14 Malaysia MF Mohd Fareza Amar Khasim
15 Malaysia DF Muhd Shafiq Safaruddin
16 Malaysia MF Muhd bin Azmi
17 Malaysia MF Nor Mohamad Hafizz Azam
18 Malaysia MF Mohd Amirul Hafizi bin Mohamad
19 Malaysia MF Som Keat a/l Preseart
20 Malaysia MF Mohd Ikhmal Ibrahim
21 Malaysia FW Muhammad Shazrul Ashraf Mathews
22 Malaysia GK Mohd Danial Roslan
23 Malaysia DF Muhd Faiz Akmal Zahrul Nizam
24 Malaysia MF Mohd Junaidi Shafiai
25 Malaysia GK Muhd Syafik Noricham
26 Malaysia GK Thamotharan Naidu a/l Gavarasee


For recent transfers, see List of Malaysian football transfers 2015


Pos. Name From
GK Malaysia Sani Anuar Kamsani Malaysia Sarawak
GK Malaysia Mohd Remezey Che Ros Malaysia PKNS FC
DF Malaysia Mohd Azrul Ahmad Malaysia ATM
DF Malaysia Mafry Balang Malaysia Sarawak
DF Malaysia Mohd Farid Ramli Malaysia Sime Darby FC
DF Malaysia Mazlizam Mohamad Malaysia Terengganu
DF Brazil Reinaldo Lobo Indonesia Mitra Kukar F.C.
DF Malaysia Mohd Redzuan Suhaidi Malaysia Penang President Cup Team
MF Malaysia Mohd Redzuan Nawi Malaysia Sabah
MF Malaysia Mohd Syukur Saidin Malaysia Sime Darby FC
MF Malaysia See Kok Luen Malaysia Johor Darul Takzim II FC
MF Malaysia Mohd Faiz Subri Malaysia Terengganu
MF Malaysia Mohd Azinee Taib Malaysia Johor Darul Takzim II FC
MF Malaysia Mohd Junaidi Shafiai Malaysia Penang President Cup Team
FW Brazil Hilton Moreira Free Agent
FW Brazil Alberto Goncalves Da Costa Indonesia Arema Cronus F.C.
FW Malaysia Failee Ghazli Malaysia Sime Darby FC


Pos. Name To
GK Malaysia G. Jeevananthan PKNS F.C.
GK Malaysia Amir Omar Khata Free Agent
DF Malaysia Ismail Suboh Free Agent
DF Malaysia Suhaidi Akmal Retired
DF Malaysia Syafiq Azri Ahmad Kamal Free agent
DF Malaysia Hariri Mohd Safii Free Agent
DF Malaysia Fakhrul Radzi Yaakob Free agent
DF Malaysia Kamarul Hesam Kadri Free agent
DF Malaysia A. Varathan Sarawak
DF Malaysia Lew Han Hung Kedah
DF South Korea Lee Kwang-hyun Kuantan FA
MF Malaysia Khairan Eroza Razali Free agent
MF Malaysia Shazuan Ashraf Mathews Malaysia Kedah
MF Malaysia G. Mahathevan Sarawak
MF Malaysia Mohd Azizan Baba Malacca United F.C.
FW Malaysia Mohd Norizam Salaman Free Agent
FW Malaysia Muhamad Zamri Chin T-Team FC
FW Brazil Luiz Ricardo Lino Dos Santos Free agent
FW Angola Titi Buengo Retired

Notable Players[edit]

Foreign Players[edit]

Manager History[edit]

Years Name
2001-2003 Malaysia Irfan Bakti Abu Salim
2003-2004 Malaysia Yunus Alif
2005 Malaysia Norizan Bakar
2006-2007 Slovakia Josef Herel
2008 Malaysia Mohd Bakar
2008-2009 Malaysia S. Veloo
2010 Malaysia Reduan Abdullah
2011 Malaysia Robert Scully
2011 Malaysia Ahmad Yusof
2012 Hungary Jánós Krécská
2013 Morocco Merzagua Abderrazak
2014 Malaysia K. Devan
2015- Brazil Jacksen F. Tiago


Kit Manufacturer

Shirt sponsors



Club Top Scorer[edit]


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