Terengganu FA

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Terengganu FA
Terengganu mls.png
Full name Persatuan Bolasepak Negeri Terengganu
(Terengganu Football Association)
Nickname(s) Sang Penyu (The Turtles)
Founded 1972; 43 years ago (1972)
Ground Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium,
Kuala Nerus
Ground Capacity 50,000
President Wan Ahmad Nizam Wan Abdul Hamid
Manager Marzuki Sulong
Coach Abdul Rahman Ibrahim[1]
League Malaysia Super League
2014 Malaysia Super League, 4th
Website Club home page
Current season

Terengganu Football Association (Malay: Persatuan Bolasepak Negeri Terengganu), is a 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 Bolasepak 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 Ashari Samsudin 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 Dunhill EON
−1996 Adidas
−1996 Dunhill
1996–99 Line 7
2000–04 Mizuno Telekom Malaysia
2005–10 Pronic
2010–11 Specs
2011–12 Top-IT
2012–13 Desa Murni Batik
2013–15 Umbro
2014–15 Ladang Rakyat


Title Winners Runners-up
Malaysian Cup (1x) 2001 1973, 1982, 1998, 2011
Division 1 1944, 2001, 2011
Division 2 (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 for 2014 seasonSultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium.Good News for Terengganu Fans Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium ready to use again for new season 2015.

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2012: Round of 16
Lost To Kelantan[11]


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

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 April 2015[12]

No. Name Nationality Position
1 Hafidz Romly Malaysia GK
11 Sharbinee Allawee Malaysia GK
24 Shamirza Yusoff Malaysia GK
2 Khairul Rosmadi Malaysia LB/ LWB
3 Muhaimin Omar Malaysia RB/ RWB
4 Abdullah Suleiman Malaysia CB
5 Vincent Bikana Cameroon CB
6 Radhi Yusof Malaysia CB
13 Hasmizan Kamarodin Malaysia CB/DMC
15 Nasril Izzat Jalil Malaysia RB/ RWB
16 Zubir Azmi Malaysia LB/ LWB
19 Azlan Zainal Malaysia CB
21 Helmi Remeli Malaysia RB/ LB/ CB
7 Zairo Anuar Malaysia CM/ AM
8 Gustavo López Argentina AM/CM
12 Muhd Hafizal Mohamad@Alias Malaysia DMC/ CM
14 Mohd Fakhrurazi Musa Malaysia CM/ LM / RM
17 Khairul Ramadhan Malaysia LM/ LW
18 Ahmad Nordin Alias Malaysia DM/ CM/ RM
20 Shahrin Sapien Malaysia CM/ LM/ RM
22 Ashari Samsudin Malaysia LM/ RM/ RW/ LW/ AM
25 Ismail Faruqi Asha'ri Malaysia CM/ AM
44 Issey Nakajima-Farran Canada/Japan| /Singapore RM/ LM/ RW/ LW
9 Paulo Rangel Brazil ST
23 Abdul Manaf Mamat Malaysia ST
45 Norshahrul Idlan Malaysia ST
  • Issey Nakajima-Farran was registered as Japanese though he has played for Canada due to his dual nationality. He allocate the Asian slot for this team.

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
21 Malaysia MF Nor Hakim Hassan (at T-Team)
Malaysia GK Muhd Izzuddin Muhamat Hussin (at T-Team)
Malaysia FW Izzaq Faris Ramlan (at T-Team)

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-21 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 Amin Faisal Mohamad Saidi
2 Malaysia DF Al-Imran Mohamad Aziz
3 Malaysia MF Muhamad Azrean Abdul Aziz
4 Malaysia DF Che Mohd Arif Che Kamarudin
5 Malaysia DF Ibrahim Idham Iliyasat
6 Malaysia DF Muhamad Shahimi Kharuddin
7 Malaysia MF Muhamad Affizan Izzudin Adnan
8 Malaysia MF Ahmad Farhan Mamat
9 Malaysia MF Saiful Nizam Abdullah
10 Malaysia FW Muhd Amirul Syahmi Asha'ri
11 Malaysia FW Ahmad Faizol Mazlan
12 Malaysia DF Mohd Akid Abdul Wahab
13 Malaysia DF Mohd Sukri Faiz Abdullah
No. Position Player
14 Malaysia DF Muhammad Zulkifli Yusof
15 Malaysia MF Nik Aznil Shyam Nik Ahmad Affandi
16 Malaysia FW Wan Mohamad Fatah Wan Ali
17 Malaysia MF Shakir Zufayri Ibrahim
18 Malaysia FW Mohamad Syafiz Zariah
19 Malaysia FW Mohd Ridzuan Mohamad Razali
20 Malaysia MF Dhiyaulrahman Mohamad Hasry
21 Malaysia MF Syed Sobri Syed Mohamad
22 Malaysia GK Amierul Hakimi Awang
23 Malaysia MF Fahmi Mohamad
24 Malaysia DF Muhammad Zulhairi Ismail
25 Malaysia GK Mohamad Muslim Yusof

Source:[13] Source:[14]

Terengganu Youth Cup Squad (under-19)[edit]

The Terengganu Youth cup team or Young Turtle is a part of the Youth Cup Malaysia league team. The Youth Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-19 players.

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 Muhammad Budriz Ramlan
2 Malaysia DF Ahmad Zabir Yusoff
3 Malaysia DF Muhammad Alif Syafiq Adzmi
4 Malaysia DF Mohamad Fadzlihadi Mamat
5 Malaysia DF Muhammad Syarifuddin Johan
6 Malaysia MF Mohamad Firdaus Che Awang
7 Malaysia MF Mohammad Haidhir Suhaini
8 Malaysia MF Muhammad Al Qaffi Ali
9 Malaysia FW Shafiq Amizan Mazalam
10 Malaysia FW Mohd Arif Faisal Mohd Jefri
11 Malaysia FW Muhammad Hakim Ismail
12 Malaysia DF Muhammad Syakirin Zakaria
13 Malaysia DF Mohammad Khairil Izzat Ramli
No. Position Player
14 Malaysia MF Muhammad Syafiq Ismail
15 Malaysia MF Mohd Haffidz Rosmadi
16 Malaysia MF Muhamad Nasrullah Zakaria
17 Malaysia MF Mohd Faizul Awang
18 Malaysia GK Adam Suhairy Azrie Muhamad
19 Malaysia MF Muhammad Syafiq Shahrizan Mazlan
20 Malaysia MF Faris Syazwan Mohamad
21 Malaysia MF Mohd Azwan Kamarulzaman
22 Malaysia GK Mohd Farzly Muhammad
23 Malaysia FW Mohammad Ali Asyraaf Muliadi
24 Malaysia FW Khairul Amilin Ali
25 Malaysia FW Khairul Hakimi Abdul Rahim


Club officials[edit]


Malaysian politician Wan Ahmad Nizam is the current president of the club.
Position Staff
President Datuk Wan Ahmad Nizam Wan Abdul Hamid
1st Vice-president Marzuki Sulong
2nd Vice-president Datuk Mazlan Ngah
Manager Marzuki Sulong
Secretary Officer Arpin Deraman
Media Officer
  • Last updated: 28 October 2014

Current coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Abdul Rahman Ibrahim
Assistant Coach Ahmad Yusoff
Coach Mustaffa Kamal Abdul Wahab
Fitness Coach Stefano Impaglizzo
Goalkeeping coach Zubir Ibrahim
Head Physiotherapist Zulkifli Mohd Zin
Physiotherapist Dato' Dr. Syed Mohd Salleh Syed Yussof Al-Zawawi
U21 Head Coach Roshaidi Wahab
U21 Assistant Coach Subri Sulong
U21 Goalkeeping coach Mohd Yusran Mat Sharif
U21 Fitness coach Shafib Salmi Muda
U19 Head Coach Zakari Alias

Individual player awards[edit]

M-League Golden Boots – Top Goalscorer Overall

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

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. ^ "Squad". terengganufa.my. 
  13. ^ "Pemain Pasukan Piala Presiden 2015". terengganufa.my. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "Terengganu U21 2015". terengganufa.my. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "Pemain Pasukan Piala Belia". terengganufa.my. Retrieved 22 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "Ashari rangkul Kasut Emas 2010". Kosmo. Retrieved July 2010. 
  17. ^ "Hadi gembira menang kasut Emas 2011". Berita Harian. Retrieved 8 July 2011. 
  18. ^ "Forkey Doe, Owona dinobat pemenang kasut emas". Sinar Harian. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "T-Team kini diletak di bawah PBSNT". Sinar Harian. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

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