Shahrulnizam Mustapa

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Shahrulnizam Mustapa
Personal information
Full name Shahrulnizam Bin Mustapa
Date of birth (1981-04-02) 2 April 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Felda United F.C.
Number 8
Youth career
1999 Perak FA President Cup
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000 Lintau FC
2001 PDRM FA 16 (1)
2006-2007 AS Tefana 34 (14)
2007-2008 Perak FA 18 (5)
2009-2010 Kedah FA 32 (4)
2011-2013 Perak FA 35 (3)
2014 Felda United F.C. 9 (0)
National team
2004 Malaysia U-23 3 (0)
2007 - 2011 Malaysia 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2014

Shahrulnizam Mustapa (born 2 April 1981, in Ipoh, Perak), also known as "Arul", is a Malaysian footballer currently playing as a midfielder for Malaysian Premier League team FELDA United F.C.. He formerly played for Malaysia national team.

Career[edit]

PDRM FA[edit]

Shahrul who previously played and started his professional football career with Polis Di-Raja Malaysia FA in 2001. After only one season, he returned to his hometown team, Perak starting from 2002.

Perak FA[edit]

As the 2002 season progressed, Shahrul was part of the team when Perak won the Malaysia Premier League title for two consecutive years in 2002 and 2003.

Kedah FA[edit]

Shahrulnizam left Perak FA on 17 October 2008 when Kedah Head Coach Mohd Azraai Khor Abdullah succeeded in obtaining his signature to replace Nelson San Martin to be employed in the box-to-box midfield role, although he can be deployed as a right-sided midfielder. After a week in the Canaries environment, Kedah FA management had made a decision that Shahrulnizam be handed the number 8 shirt, the number previously worn by Kedah legendary and longest-serving foreign player, Cornelius Bernard Huggins.

National appearances[edit]

Shahrul has also represented Malaysia on the international stage. He received his first cap against Cambodia on 18 June 2007. He was also a part of Malaysia's 2007 AFC Asian Cup squad and get involved in all group stage matches during the competition.

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