Amirul Hisyam Awang Kechik

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Amirul Hisyam Awang Kechik
Personal information
Full name Muhammad Amirul Hisyam bin Awang Kechik
Date of birth (1995-05-05) 5 May 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Kedah,[1] Malaysia
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kedah
Number 16
Youth career
2011–2012 Malaysia U-17
2013 Kedah U-21[2]
2013–2014 Harimau Muda C
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Harimau Muda B 16 (1)
2016– Kedah 51 (0)
National team
2010–2012 Malaysia U-17 9 (0)
2012–2015 Malaysia U-20 6 (0)
2015– Malaysia U-23 15 (1)
2016– Malaysia 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 22, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 29, 2017

Muhammad Amirul Hisyam bin Awang Kechik (born 5 May 1995) is a Malaysian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Malaysian club Kedah and the Malaysia national team.[3]

Club career[edit]

Amirul was a product of the Tunku Anum state sports school in Kedah prior to joining Harimau Muda in 2013.[4] While playing for the Tunku Anum sports school their team won the Minister of Education Challenge Cup for three years running. He was initially picked to join Kedah’s 2013 President Cup squad but impressed coaches at a selection conducted by Harimau Muda C. He then went on to be part of Ong Kim Swee’s squad that played in the Queensland Premier League in 2014 and the 2015 Southeast Asian Games.[5] In 2015, Amirul played in the S.League under Razip Ismail as the head coach.

Amirul has played for Malaysia in various age groups, and made his debut for the senior team on March 2016, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Saudi Arabia.[6][7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 22 July 2018
Club performance
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Singapore Cup League Cup Continental Total
2015 Harimau Muda B S.League 16 1 0 0 0 0 16 1
Total 16 1 0 0 0 0 16 1
Season Club League League FA Cup Malaysia Cup Total
2016 Kedah Malaysia Super League 19 0 5 1 9 0 33 1
2017 13 0 2 0 9 0 24 0
2018 15 0 1 0 0 0 16 0
Total 47 0 8 1 18 0 73 1
Career total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

International Appearances[edit]

As of 22 March 2018
Malaysia national team[8]
Year Apps Goals
2016 3 0
Total 3 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Kedah FA

International[edit]

Malaysia U-23

Silver Silver Medal: 2017[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kalau Bukan Pemain Kedah, Amirul Hisyam Ada Cita-Cita Lain". mstar.com.my. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Kedah unveil new team". thestar.com.my. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Budak Jual Sayur Kini Pemain Tengah Kedah Dan Malaysia". mstar.com.my. mStar. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  4. ^ "The rise of Amirul Hisyam". FourFourTwo. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Kim Swee senaraikan awal 29 pemain". sinarharian.com.my. 6 April 2015. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Malaysia call-up for Brendan Gan while JDT's Safee Sali dropped". espnfc.com. 14 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Saudi Arabia vs Malaysia Match report". fifa.com. 24 March 2016. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Hisyam, Mohd Amirul". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  9. ^ "SEA Games: Malaysia loses to Thailand 1-0 in football final". thestar.com.my. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.

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