Aidil Zafuan

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Aidil Zafuan
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Aidil Zafuan (left) tussling for the ball with Syria's Abdulkader Dakka in 2008 Olymplic Games qualifier
Personal information
Full name Aidil Zafuan Bin Abdul Radzak
Date of birth (1987-08-03) 3 August 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC
Number 7
Youth career
2001–2003 Bukit Jalil Sports School
2004–2005 Negeri Sembilan FA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2011 Negeri Sembilan FA 220 (29)
2012 ATM FA 43 (4)
2013– Johor Darul Ta'zim 67 (10)
National team
2004–2006 Malaysia U-20 10 (0)
2007–2009 Malaysia U-23 16 (2)
2008– Malaysia 72 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Aidil Zafuan Bin Abdul Radzak (born 3 August 1987 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan) is a Malaysian footballer who currently plays as a defender for Johor Darul Ta'zim FC and Malaysia national. He is a former member of Malaysia U-23 and Malaysia U-20 squad. He is the older of his twin, Mohd Zaquan Adha Abdul Radzak who also a footballer.

Club career[edit]

Negeri Sembilan[edit]

Aidil started representing Negeri Sembilan since the 2004 SUKMA Games. He with his twin brother helped the team win the gold medal in 2004 SUKMA Games. In 2005–06 season, he along with Zaquan were promoted into the senior team. In that year Negeri Sembilan also won their first Malaysia Super League title.

Angkatan Tentera Malaysia[edit]

Aidil joined ATM in 2012 Premier league. He helped ATM to win Malaysia Premier League for 2012 season.

Johor Darul Takzim[edit]

Aidil joined big spending club, Johor Darul Takzim FC on 2012.

International career[edit]

Youth national team[edit]

Aidil has represented Malaysia since he was 14 years old. He is very experienced in international youth arena. He played for the Malaysia U-20 side on two AFC Youth Championship on 2004 in Malaysia as Malaysia reached the quarter finals but was defeated by China. At the AFC Youth Championship in India, he was chosen as the captain of the team. Malaysia failed to win all three matches and only managed to score 9 goal and conceding 7 goals.

Under 23 national team[edit]

Aidil started representing the Malaysia U-23 squad during 2008 Olympic Games qualifier. He continued to represent Malaysia in the 2007 Merdeka Tournament that held in Shah Alam and Petaling Jaya and managed to win the Merdeka Tournament after defeating Myanmar 3:1. He then represented Malaysia in the South East Asia Games held in Thailand. However, Malaysia failed to advance into the semi finals after drawing against rivals Singapore.

National senior team[edit]

Aidil made his debut on 18 July 2007 against Cambodia. He also scored his first international goal in his debut against Cambodia. He then became one of the players from the under-23 side who were selected into Malaysia 2007 AFC Asian Cup squad. He only made his appearance on the last game against Iran where Malaysia lost 0–2.

Aidil received his first red card in international duty during the World Cup qualifier second leg against Bahrain. As a result, he was banned by FIFA from taking part in international match for three games.

He also represented the Malaysia XI (represent Malaysia for B match) squad against Chelsea F.C. at Shah Alam Stadium on 29 July 2008. The Malaysia XI eventually lost 0–2. However, Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari praise the Malaysia XI for giving a good fight against his team.

On July 12th 2016, Aidil with 71 international caps announced his retirement from international football via his football club's website and its Facebook page.

Style of play[edit]

He is a very good defender produced by Malaysia football. His small stature is shadowed by his pace and good co-ordination. He is not known for his tough tackling but he is quick in intercepting passes and through balls. He is also known for his heading abilities and long-range free kicks.


Negeri Sembilan
Johor Darul Takzim:
Malaysia U-23
  • FAM Football Awards : 2012 Anugerah Bola Sepak Kebangsaan 100Plus-FAM : Favourite Defender – ATM FA
  • FAM Football Awards : 2010 Anugerah Bola Sepak Kebangsaan 100Plus-FAM : Favourite Defender – Negeri Sembilan
  • FAM Football Awards : 2009 Anugerah Bola Sepak Kebangsaan 100Plus-FAM : Favourite Defender – Negeri Sembilan

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 July 2007 Shah Alam, Malaysia  Cambodia 6–0 Won Friendly
2. 29 June 2011 National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Malaysia  Chinese Taipei 2–1 Won 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)
3. 3 July 2011 Taipei Municipal Stadium, Republic of China  Chinese Taipei 2–3 Lost 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)


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