2003 Liga Perdana 1

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Liga Perdana 1
Season 2003
Champions Perak
Relegated Johor FC
TM F.C.
Kelantan
Malacca
Selangor
Terengganu
2004 AFC Cup Perak (group stage)
Negeri Sembilan (group stage)
Matches played 156
Goals scored 454 (2.91 per match)
Top goalscorer 23 goals
Phillimon Chepita (Perlis)
2002

The 2003 Liga Perdana 1 season is the sixth and final season of Liga Perdana 1. A total of 13 teams participated in the season out of 14 as NS Chempaka FC withdrew from the league.[1]

The Liga Perdana 1 was introduced in 1998. It replaced the Liga Perdana (1994–97) as the top-tier football league in Malaysia.

The season kicked off on 9 February 2003. Perak again dominated the season and ended up winning the title. Perlis's Phillimon Chepita was the season's top goalscorer with 23 goals.

This season also the last season before the league was succeed by the formation of Liga Super from 2004 season onwards while Liga Premier was formed to become the new second-tier league in Malaysian football league system. The teams from 2003 season undergoes a qualifying stage to be promoted into inaugural 2004 Malaysia Super League.

Teams[edit]

A total of 13 teams will participate in the 2003 Liga Perdana 1 season. Negeri Sembilan NS Chempaka FC pulled out of the league.

Note:

League table[edit]

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Pos Club Pld W D L F A Pts
1 Perak Perak FA 24 13 8 3 38 22 47
2 Kedah Kedah FA 24 13 6 5 43 17 45
3 Perlis Perlis FA 24 13 6 5 40 23 45
4 Sabah Sabah FA 24 10 8 6 34 22 38
5 Pahang Pahang FA 24 10 6 8 38 33 36
6 Penang Penang FA 24 11 3 10 29 28 36
7 Johor Johor FC 24 10 4 10 42 32 34
8 Sarawak Sarawak FA 24 9 7 8 47 42 34
9 Malacca Melaka Telekom 24 7 11 6 32 34 32
10 Kelantan Kelantan FA 24 7 7 10 31 52 28
11 Malacca Malacca FA 24 5 5 14 24 53 20
12 Selangor Selangor FA 24 4 6 14 32 44 18
13 Terengganu Terengganu FA 24 4 3 17 24 52 15
Key to colours in league table
     Champion
     Relegated to Liga Premier
Note
  • Clubs places 1st to 6th will be entering Liga Super automatically.
  • Clubs places 7th to 10th will be entering Liga Super playoffs.
  • Clubs places 11th to 13th will be relegating to Liga Premier.

2004 Malaysia Super League playoffs[edit]

A total of 8 teams will participate in the 2004 Malaysia Super League season playoffs.

Results[edit]

First Round[edit]

First Legs[edit]




Second Legs[edit]
  • Selangor MPPJ qualified 6-5 on aggregate.



  • Johor Johor FC qualified 1-1 on aggregate, 4-2 on penalties.

Final Round[edit]

First Legs[edit]


Second Legs[edit]


Note

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Source: FIFA: Liga Perdana 1 Scorers

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Zambia Phillimon Chepita Perlis Perlis FA 23

Champions/Winners[edit]

2003 Liga Perdana 1 Winner
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Perak

2nd Title

References[edit]

External links[edit]