Malaysia women's national football team

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Malaysia (Women's Team)
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Football Association of Malaysia (FAM)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation AFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coach Mohd Asyraaf Abdullah
Captain Angela Kais
Home stadium Bukit Jalil National Stadium
FIFA code MAS
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 79 Increase 3 (24 March 2017)
Highest 69 (July 2003)
Lowest 133 (September 2011)
Biggest win
 Timor-Leste 0–13 Malaysia Malaysia
(Mandalay, Myanmar; 31 July 2016)
Biggest defeat

 Chinese Taipei 16–0 Malaysia Malaysia
(Iloilo, Philippines; 7 November 1999)

Malaysia Malaysia 0–16 Myanmar 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 25 May 2005)
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Appearances 9 (first in 1975)
Best result Third Place, 1983

The Malaysia women's national team is Malaysia's national women's football team and is controlled by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). The team represents Malaysia in international women's football. The Malaysian team is now nicknamed as Harimau Malaysia.

History[edit]

The Malaysia women's U-19 national team previously were under fire after a miserable run in AFC U-19 Championship in Kuala Lumpur. After that, the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) decided to take in the team for better management.

In 2005, the country was one of seven teams that included Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar and Singapore, that were expected to field a women's football team to compete at the Asian Games in Marikina in December.[1]

New era[edit]

Consequently, FAM has planned to set up the first women football league in Malaysia. It is planned to be named Women Division 1 and Women Super League.

Sponsorship[edit]

Kit[edit]

Similar to the men's team, the national team kit was manufactured by Adidas from the 1970s, who also sponsored the national team kit. Since 2007, the official Malaysia team kit has been manufactured by Nike. The home kit's design of black and yellow stripes is a throwback to the kit used by Malaysian national team of the 1920s. The great national team of the 1970s also sported similar stripes, which are supposed to be reminiscent of the stripes of a tiger, the symbol of Malaysia's national football team. Since November 2010, Nike Malaysia has replaced Adidas as the team kit sponsor.[2]

Adidas (1970 – 2007)
1995–1997 Home
1995–1997 Away
2000 Home
2001 Home
2002 Home
2001–2002 Away
2004–2005 Home
2004–2005 Away
Nike (2007 – 2016)
2008–2009 Home
2008–2009 Away
2010–2011 Home
2010–2011 Away
2012–2014 Home
2012–2014 Away
2014–2016 Home
2014–2016 Away

Sponsors[edit]

According to the website of Football Association of Malaysia, Malaysia main sponsors include Nike, Bank Islam, 100plus, Telekom Malaysia and One Goal.[3]

Supporters[edit]

Ultras Malaya is the name of the major supporters for the national team in West Malaysia. They are known for their high fanaticism and support towards the national team. Even in every international match the national team played, they will be found in a group standing at the supporters area. The main colours for these supporter are usually in black with a yellow scarf and banners just like the national team kits colours. These supporters always bring flares, drums and large national flags to the stadiums.[4]

Competitive record[edit]

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result Position GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did not qualify
Sweden 1995 Did not enter
United States 1999
United States 2003
China 2007
Germany 2011
Canada 2015
France 2019
Total 0/8 - - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC Women's Asian Cup record[edit]

Women's Asian Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Hong Kong 1975 Fourth Place 4 1 0 3 3 11 –8
Taiwan 1977 Did not enter
India 1979 Sixth Place 5 1 1 3 4 5 –1
Hong Kong 1981 Did not enter
Thailand 1983 Third Place 6 2 1 3 7 16 –9
Hong Kong 1986 Group stage 2 0 0 2 0 20 –20
Hong Kong 1989 Did not enter
Japan 1991 Group stage 4 1 1 2 1 24 –23
Malaysia 1993 3 0 0 3 3 23 –20
Malaysia 1995 2 0 0 2 1 11 –10
China 1997 Did not enter
Philippines 1999 Group stage 4 0 0 4 1 27 –26
Chinese Taipei 2001 4 0 0 4 0 24 –24
Thailand 2003 Did not enter
Australia 2006
Vietnam 2008 Did not qualify
China 2010 Did not enter
Vietnam 2014
Jordan 2018
Total 9/19 34 5 3 26 20 161 –141
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFF Women's Championship record[edit]

AFF Women's Championship
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Vietnam 2004 Did not enter
Vietnam 2006
Myanmar 2007 Fourth Place 4 2 0 3 4 21 –17
Vietnam 2008 Group stage 4 0 0 4 1 24 –23
Laos 2011 3 0 1 2 3 18 –15
Vietnam 2012 2 0 0 2 2 7 –5
Myanmar 2013 4 0 0 4 0 9 –9
Vietnam 2015 3 0 0 3 0 14 –14
Myanmar 2016 3 1 0 2 14 6 +8
Total 6/8 23 3 1 20 24 99 –75
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Southeast Asian Games record[edit]

SEA Games Women's Tournament
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Thailand 1985 Did not enter
Thailand 1995 Runners-up 5 2 1 2 7 5 +2
Indonesia 1997 Group stage 2 0 1 1 1 2 –1
Malaysia 2001 3 1 0 2 3 7 –4
Vietnam 2003 Fourth Place 5 0 2 3 4 19 –15
Philippines 2005 Did not enter
Thailand 2007 Group stage 2 0 0 2 0 11 –11
Laos 2009 4 0 0 4 1 34 –33
Myanmar 2013 Fourth Place 4 1 0 3 4 17 –13
Total 7/9 25 4 4 17 20 95 –75
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Results[edit]

2015 AFF Women's Championship[edit]

2016 AFF Women's Championship[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the 2016 AFF Women's Championship from 26 July to 4 August.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
20 1GK Asma Junaidi (1992-11-18)18 November 1992 (aged 23) Malaysia Sabah FA
21 1GK Roszaini Bakar (1990-10-17)17 October 1990 (aged 25) Malaysia Armed Forces FA
23 1GK Nurul Azurin Mazlan (2000-01-27)27 January 2000 (aged 16) Malaysia Sabah FA

4 2DF Shereilynn Elly Pius (1991-08-20)20 August 1991 (aged 24) Malaysia Sabah FA
5 2DF Nur Athirah Farhanah Zairi (1999-07-05)5 July 1999 (aged 17) Malaysia Sabah FA
8 2DF Eslilah Esar (1989-07-18)18 July 1989 (aged 27) Malaysia MISC-MIFA
17 2DF Malini Nordin (1985-12-29)29 December 1985 (aged 30) Malaysia Kuala Lumpur FA
25 2DF Yasrikalaura Tumas (1996-10-15)15 October 1996 (aged 19) Malaysia Sabah FA
26 2DF Marcella Angela Parais (1999-03-28)28 March 1999 (aged 17) Malaysia Sabah FA
30 2DF Rogayah Ali (1985-08-15)15 August 1985 (aged 30) Malaysia Sarawak FA

2 3MF Masturah Majid (1990-02-05)5 February 1990 (aged 26) Malaysia Sabah FA
7 3MF Jaciah Jumilis (1991-07-23)23 July 1991 (aged 25) Malaysia Sabah FA
9 3MF Usliza Usman (1995-05-20)20 May 1995 (aged 21) Malaysia Sabah FA
10 3MF Norsuriani Mazli (1990-04-27)27 April 1990 (aged 26) Malaysia Pahang FA
14 3MF Nurul Hamira Yusma Mohd Yusri (1992-10-26)26 October 1992 (aged 23) Malaysia MISC-MIFA
15 3MF Pedrolia Martin Sikayun (1992-02-18)18 February 1992 (aged 24) Malaysia MISC-MIFA
16 3MF Fadathul Najwa Nurfarahain Azmi (1995-11-06)6 November 1995 (aged 20) Malaysia Perak FA
19 3MF Dardee Rofinus (1990-01-07)7 January 1990 (aged 26) Malaysia MISC-MIFA
22 3MF Haindee Mosroh (1993-04-17)17 April 1993 (aged 23) Malaysia Sabah FA
27 3MF Keroline Raymond (2000-01-14)14 January 2000 (aged 16) Malaysia Sabah FA
28 3MF Ainie Tulis (1994-03-04)4 March 1994 (aged 22) Malaysia MISC-MIFA

12 4FW Angela Kais (c) (1980-09-07)7 September 1980 (aged 35) Malaysia Polis Di-Raja Malaysia
13 4FW Nur Haniza Sa'arani (1996-05-26)26 May 1996 (aged 20) Malaysia Perak FA

Coaching staff[edit]

Below is the registered officials for the Malaysia Women's Team.

Position Name
Technical Director Switzerland Fritz Schmid
Manager Malaysia Dato Norhuda Ahmad
Head coach Malaysia Asyraaf Abdullah
Assistant coach Malaysia Aiyyman Shah Johny Abdullah
Goalkeeping coach Malaysia Irwan Jamil
Physiotherapist cum Kit Man Malaysia S. Mohd Salim S. Mohd Ibrahim
Video Analyst Malaysia Mohd Hasrol Ismail
Team Administrator Malaysia Norzazarina Omar

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tandoc Jr., Edson C. (13 April 2005). "Tourism boost for Marikina". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Nike Malaysia 2014-2015 Kits Released". Footy Headlines. 31 October 2014. Archived from the original on 29 March 2016. Retrieved 29 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "FAM Sponsors". Retrieved 29 March 2016. See at the bottom of the website. 
  4. ^ "Ultras Malaya". MalaysiaKini. 23 November 2011. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2014.