G. Jeevananthan

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Jeevananthan Gunasekaran
Personal information
Full name Jeevananthan A/L Gunasekaran
Date of birth (1980-03-13) 13 March 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Johor Darul Takzim 18 (0)
2005–2006 Public Bank 21 (0)
2007–2008 Sabah 26 (0)
2008–2010 Johor Darul Takzim 41 (0)
2011 USM FC 19 (0)
2011 Selangor FA (loan) 10 (0)
2012 Selangor FA 13 (0)
2013 ATM FA 2 (0)
2014 Penang FA 17 (0)
2015 – PKNS FC 31 (0)
National team
2011– Malaysia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 24, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 24, 2017

Gunasekaran Jeevananthan (born 13 March 1980) is a Malaysian football player and is currently playing for PKNS F.C.. He also has represented Malaysia national football team.


Kluang-born Jeevanathan donned Johor FC colours for five years from 2000 until he left for Public Bank. A year later he moved to Sabah for a two-year stint. He returned to Johor FC in 2008 and helped the team to their best-ever finish in the Super League - third place, behind champions Kedah and runners-up Negeri Sembilan. Johor FC also reached their first ever Malaysia Cup semifinals that year.

He played for USM FC in the 2011 Malaysia Premier League season, and then loaned out to Selangor FA for the 2011 Malaysia Cup campaign. He completed his permanent transfer to Selangor for the 2012 season.

International career[edit]

He was called up for national training twice in 2002 and 2004. His first national call-up was for Malaysia's friendly match against Brazil. He was the third choice goalkeeper on the bench after Azmin Azram Abdul Aziz and Mohd Syamsuri Mustafa.

In October 2011, he was called for national training for friendly matches against India. He made his debut for the national team, at the age of 31, in the second friendly game against India, where Malaysia lost 2-3.[1]


  1. ^ NAN HIDAYAT NAN AZMIE (18 November 2011). "India malukan Malaysia". Kosmo! Online. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 

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