Brunei (Liga Premier team)

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This article is about the Brunei team that entered the Malaysian football competitions. For the Brunei national football team, see Brunei national football team.
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Full name National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam
Nickname(s) Tebuan (The Wasps)
Founded 1956
Dissolved 2005
Ground Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium,
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Ground Capacity 35,000
Chairman Brunei Dato Paduka Abd Rahman
Manager Brunei
League Liga Premier
Final season

Liga Premier, 5th Group A

The National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam used to enter a team in Malaysian football competitions. The team won the Malaysia Cup in 1999.


The Brunei team was formed in 1921[1] to participate in the Malaysia Cup. When the Liga Semi-Pro was introduced in Malaysia in 1989, Brunei also were invited along with Singapore, the other foreign team in Malaysian competition. Historically Brunei were the lower ranked team in Malaysian competition, often finishing at the lower rung of the league table and knocked out in the early stages of Malaysia Cup. However, their highest achievement in Malaysian competition was winning the Malaysia Cup in 1999, the first time they had won the competition. Brunei's final season in the Malaysian competition was in 2005 Liga Premier. Starting from 2006 until 2008, the only professional club in Brunei, DPMM FC replaced them as Brunei's representation in Malaysian competitions.

The team used to play in the 35,000-seat Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

The Brunei team's nickname was Tebuan (which means "Wasp").

Club officials[edit]

Senior Officials


  • Manager  : Brunei
  • Assistant Manager : Brunei
  • Chief Coach  : Brunei
  • Assistant Coach  : Brunei
  • Goalkeeping Coach : Brunei
  • Physiotherapist  : Brunei

Former coaches[edit]


Title Winners Runners-up 3rd Place 4th Place
Piala Malaysia 1999 (1 time)  –  –  –
Division 1/ Premier 1/ Liga Super  –  –  –  –
Division 2/ Premier 2/ Liga Premier  –  –  –  –
Piala FA  –  –  –  –
Piala Sumbangsih  – 2000  –  –

See also[edit]


  1. ^ MSL – Malaysia Super League

External links[edit]