M. Chandran (Malaysian footballer)

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M. Chandran
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-05-04) 4 May 1942 (age 77)
Place of birth Sungai Siput, Federated Malay States
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
??–1975 Selangor FA
National team
1968–1974 Malaysia
Teams managed
1975–1978 Selangor
1982–1983 Malaysia
1986–1988 Selangor
1988 Malaysia
1992 Selangor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Datuk M. Chandran, (various publications spelt his name as Mohamed Chandran) (born 4 May 1942) is a Malaysian former footballer.

As a player, he has mainly played for Selangor FA during his career, winning trophies for his team and established himself as a main player for them.[1][2]

As a member of Malaysia national team, he has competed in the men's tournament at the 1972 Summer Olympics.[3]

After his retirement from playing career, he coached Selangor and Malaysia. He was awarded with Datuk title by Sultan of Pahang in 2000 (who was coincidentally the President of Football Association of Malaysia at that time) for his contributions to Malaysian football.


  1. ^ "Chandran's rich legacy in football - Focus - The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  2. ^ "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Mohamed Chandran Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

External links[edit]

Interview with Datuk M. Chandran (in Tamil)