Terengganu FA

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Terengganu FA
Terengganu mls.png
Full name Terengganu Football Association
Nickname(s) Sang Penyu (The Turtles)
Founded 1972
Ground Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium,
Kuala Terengganu
Ground Capacity 15,000
President Wan Ahmad Nizam Wan Abdul Hamid
Manager Marzuki Sulong
Coach Abdul Rahman Ibrahim[1]
League Malaysia Super League
2014 4th
Current season

Terengganu State Football Association (Malay: Persatuan Bola Sepak Negeri Terengganu), is an football association that supervises football activities in the state of Terengganu and was formed in 1972.

The Terengganu FA is a professional football team that competes in Malaysian football competitions representing the state of Terengganu Darul Iman and under the supervision of Terengganu State Football Association. The team is based in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu and currently playing in Malaysian Super League, the top-flight of Malaysian football. Their home games are played at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu. The team have a long-standing rivalry with Kelantan FA, the two east coast teams collectively known as the East Coast Derby.[2]

The team had won major trophies in Malaysian football. Domestically they has won 1 runners-up Malaysia Super League titles, 1 Malaysia Cup, 2 Malaysia FA Cup, 1 Malaysia Charity Shield and 2 Malaysian League Division II title.

Their current coach, Abdul Rahman was appointed Terengganu FA football chief coach to replace E. Elavarasan.[3] Terengganu has a long-standing rivalry with neighbours Kelantan, with whom it regularly contests the East Coast Derby.[4]


Terengganu FA was founded in 1972 as Terengganu Football Association (Malay: Persatuan Bola Sepak Negeri Terengganu). In 1999, Dato' Haji Che Mat bin Jusoh(ABC), who was the Terengganu President at that time, was appointed to lead the team. Che Mat Jusoh successfully guiding the team Terengganu champions in 2000 and 2011 season and runners-up in 2004 season of the FA Cup. The team won first title in the Malaysia Cup in 2001 season and runners-up in 2011 season. Terengganu won the Malaysia Charity Shield in 2001 season. The team succeed to improve position in 2005–06 Premier League season. The team ended in runners-up place during the season. In 2010 season, Terengganu ended in third place in Super League and runners-up in 2011 season.[5]

At the end of the 2013 season, Dato' Haji Che Mat bin Jusoh eventually withdrew from the presidency Terengganu FA after failed to bring the team as required by Peteh fans.[6] As Datuk Wan Ahmad Nizam take over Terengganu in 2013, he want changes Terengganu FA in next season to champions cup in Malaysia League.[7]

2011 season[edit]

In 2011 season, Terengganu had won Malaysia FA Cup, runners-up Malaysia Cup and Malaysia Super League by guidance Irfan Bakti Abu Salim.

Terengganu won the title of Malaysia FA Cup for the second time. Therefore, they qualified to compete in 2012 AFC Cup. Nordin Alias became the hero for the team. He scored goals in extra time.[8]

During the Malaysia Cup, Terengganu lost to Negeri Sembilan FA during the final match that was held at Shah Alam Stadium. In the quarter-finals, Terengganu overcame their rival, Kelantan FA. In the semi finals, Selangor FA also become prey to Sang Penyu when beaten 2–0 at home by two goals by Abdul Manaf Mamat. While in the second leg, Terengganu won 2–1 (Agg Terengganu 4–1).

In the final, Terengganu opened the scoring with Ashaari Shamsuddin in the 59th minute. In the 81st minute, N. Sembilan equalised through S. Kunalan. But, Hairuddin Omar disappointed Terengganu with his bicycle kick in the 86th minute. Terengganu lost to N. Sembilan 1–2.

At the end of the season, the coach of Terengganu, Irfan Bakti announced that he will move to another team for the next season.[9]

Kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors[edit]

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1990- Puma DunhillEON
−1996 Adidas Dunhill
1996–1999 Line 7
2000–2004 Mizuno Telekom Malaysia
2005–2010 Pronic
2010–2011 Specs
2011–2012 Top-IT
2012–2013 Desa Murni Batik
2013– Umbro


Title Winners Runners-up
Malaysian Cup (1x) 2001 1973, 1982, 1998, 2011
Division 1/ Premier 1/ Super League 1944, 2001, 2011
Division 2/ Premier 2/ Premier League (2x) 1990, 1998
Malaysian FA Cup (2x) 2000, 2011 1999, 2004
Malaysia Charity Shield (1x) 2001 2002


Terengganu FA are currently based at Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Terengganu FA. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

New stadium[edit]

At the start of the 2008 season, Terengganu FA used the Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, constructed by a South Korean construction firm. It was used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 50,000 people and is named after the reigning Terengganu Ruler, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin. The biggest stadium in the East Coast region of Peninsular Malaysia, it was built to replace Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium as the state's main stadium. Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin himself, who was then the 13th Yang DiPertuan Agong officiated the stadium on 10 May 2008. Its first major use was as the main venue for Sukma Games 2008.

After an incidence where the main roof structures of the stadium collapsed on 2009,[10] they moved back to Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium.

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2012: Round of 16
Lost To rek woryo[11]


Malaysian politician Wan Ahmad Nizam is the current president of the club.
Position Staff
President Wan Ahmad Nizam Wan Abdul Hamid
1st Vice-president Haji Mazlan Ngah
2nd Vice-president Marzuki Sulong
Manager Marzuki Sulong[12]
1st Vice-Manager Zulkifli Ali
2nd Vice-Manager Ahmad Awang
Security Officer YBHG. Dato' Hj. Mokhtar Nong
Media Officer Haslan Hashim
  • Last updated: 28 October 2013

Club officials[edit]


Current coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head coach Abdul Rahman Ibrahim
1st Assistant coach Ahmad Yusof
2nd Assistant coach Subri Sulong
Reserve team coach Zakari Alias
Goalkeeping coach Mohd Zubir Ibrahim
Fitness Coach Nazri Abdul Karim
Physiotherapist Zulkifli Mohd Zin
Doctor YBHG. Dato' Dr. Syed Mohammad Salleh


For a list of all former and current Terengganu FA players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Terengganu FA players.

First-team squad[edit]

As of 22 April 2014[13]

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
2 Malaysia DF Mazlizam Mohamad
3 Malaysia DF Mohd Muhaimin Omar
4 Malaysia FW Abdul Manaf Mamat
5 Cameroon DF Vincent Bikana
7 Malaysia MF Zairo Anuar (vice-captain)
8 Malaysia MF Ismail Faruqi Asha'ri (captain)
10 Malaysia FW Nor Farhan Muhammad
11 Malaysia DF Azlan Zainal
12 Malaysia FW Izzaq Faris Ramlan
13 Malaysia DF Hasmizan Kamarodin
14 Malaysia MF Mohd Fakhrurazi Musa
15 Malaysia DF Nasril Izzat Jalil
No. Position Player
16 Malaysia DF Zubir Azmi
17 Malaysia DF Khairul Ramadhan
18 Malaysia MF Ahmad Nordin Alias
20 Australia MF Mario Karlović
21 Malaysia MF Nurul Azwan Royal(AWE)
22 Malaysia MF Ashaari Shamsuddin
23 Malaysia MF Mohd Faiz Subri
24 Malaysia GK Shamirza Yusoff
25 Malaysia GK Izzuddin Hussin
42 Malaysia GK Mohd Hafidz Romly
45 Senegal FW Moustapha Dabo
46 Colombia FW Javier Estupiñán

Out on Loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player

For recent transfers, see 2014 Terengganu FA Transfers.

President's Cup Team[edit]

For the president's cup squads, see Terengganu President's Cup Team.

Terengganu President's Cup Squad (under-21)[edit]

The Terengganu President's cup team or Young Turtle is a part of the President Cup Malaysia league team. The President Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-21 players. Since its inception, the President Cup Malaysia has been the major tournament for under-21 and under-23 players. In 2009, the format of the competition changes which only under-20 players are eligible for the tournament.

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 Saifuddin Mokhtar
2 Malaysia DF Muhd Afiq Naqiuddin Amir Hamzah
3 Malaysia DF Mohd Khairul Rosmadi
4 Malaysia DF Muhd Syafix Ibrahim
5 Malaysia DF Muhammad Radhi Yusof
6 Malaysia MF Mohd Azren Abdul Aziz
7 Malaysia MF Mohd Hafizal Alias
8 Malaysia MF Amirul Dzulkarnain
9 Malaysia FW Mohd Faidzol Fazreen Shamsudin
10 Malaysia FW Muhd Amirul Syahmi Asha'ri
11 Malaysia FW Ahmad Aidil Asyraf Roslan
12 Malaysia DF Mohd Hasyidan Nafie Hamid
13 Malaysia DF Mohd Fakarudin Musa
14 Malaysia MF Alif Shafiq Suhaimi
No. Position Player
15 Malaysia MF Tuan Amiruddin
16 Malaysia MF Ibrahim Idham Iliyasat
17 Malaysia MF Mohd Shafiq Azman
18 Malaysia DF Fahmi Mohamad
19 Malaysia MF Tengku Azizol Tengku Adnan
20 Malaysia MF Adrian a/l Davadass
21 Malaysia MF Syed Sobri Syed Mohamad
23 Malaysia FW Rahmat Hassan
24 Malaysia DF Mohd Zawawi
25 Malaysia GK Amierul Hakimi Awang
26 Malaysia GK Muhammad Muslim Yusof
27 Malaysia FW Fazreen Ismail
28 Malaysia DF Khairol Anuar Mazlan
29 Malaysia DF Che Mohd Arif Che Kamarudin


Individual player awards[edit]

M-League Golden Boots – Top Goalscorer Overall

Year Player Total Goal
2010 Malaysia Ashaari Shamsuddin[15] 18
2011 Malaysia Abdul Hadi Yahya[16] 20
2012 Liberia Francis Doe[17] 15


As of 1 March 2012 – 28 February 2013[18]
Current Rank Previous Rank Country Level Team Points
422 Czech Republic 1st FK Baumit Jablonec 61.0
423 445 Malaysia 1st Terengganu FA 60.5
423 467 Mexico 1st Club Leon 60.5
423 358 Scotland 1st Aberdeen F.C. 60.5
426 458 Romania 1st CS Pandurii Târgu Jiu 60.0

Past Head Coaches[edit]

Football clubs[edit]

Clubs directly under supervision of the Association[edit]

Clubs affiliated within the Association[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Is New Terengganu Football Chief Coach". Bernama. 
  2. ^ "East coast derby promises to be a fiery affair". The Star (Malaysia). 20 August 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Abdul Rahman bimbing Penyu". Foxsportsmy. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Terengganu – Kelantan preview". Goal.com. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Terengganu naib juara Liga Super 2011". Sokernet.com. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Terengganu FA President Che Mat Jusoh to step down". Goal.com. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Datuk Wan Ahmad Nizam Presiden baru PBSNT". Utusan Malaysia. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Supersub Ahmad Nordin on cloud nine after heroic feat". The Star Online. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Jurulatih Irfan tinggalkan Terengganu buru cabaran baru". Utusan Malaysia. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  10. ^ Collapse of Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium
  11. ^ "Kelantan mara ke suku akhir Piala AFC". Sinar Harian. August 2012. Retrieved November 2012. 
  12. ^ "Data Terengganu FA". Foxsportsmy. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "Squad". Arena. 
  14. ^ "Pemain Pasukan Piala Presiden". stadium astro. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  15. ^ "Ashaari rangkul Kasut Emas 2010". Kosmo. Retrieved July 2010. 
  16. ^ "Hadi gembira menang kasut Emas 2011". Berita Harian. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  17. ^ "Forkey Doe, Owona dinobat pemenang kasut emas". Sinar Harian. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  18. ^ "Club World Ranking (Top 400)". IFFHS.de. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "T-Team kini diletak di bawah PBSNT". Sinar Harian. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

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