Irfan Fazail

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Irfan Fazail
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Personal information
Full name Mohamad Irfan bin Fazail
Date of birth (1991-04-12) 12 April 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Pontian, Malaysia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sabah FC
(on loan from Johor Darul Ta'zim II)
Youth career
2004–2008 Bukit Jalil Sports School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Harimau Muda
2009–2013 Harimau Muda A
2011FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce (loan) 2 (0)
2014– Johor Darul Ta'zim 5 (1)
2015–Johor Darul Ta'zim II
2022–Sabah FC (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Malaysia U17
2008–2010 Malaysia U19
2010–2014 Malaysia U23
2016 Malaysia 4 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 1 January 2022

Mohamad Irfan bin Fazail (born 12 April 1991) is a Malaysian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Sabah in the Malaysia Super League, on loan from Johor Darul Ta'zim.

Club career[edit]

Irfan Fazail was born in Pontian, Johor. He was raised in Johor Bahru and starting playing football for local clubs. He left Johor to attend the national Bukit Jalil Sports School. He later joined the SSBJ Football team in the President Cup Malaysia during his time with Bukit Jalil.

After he graduated from the Bukit Jalil Sports School, He joined Harimau Muda in 2008. Irfan, alongside Wan Zack Haikal Wan Noor and Mohd Fandi Othman, Harimau Muda became a powerful team and was crown the 2009 Premier League champions under the management of Ong Kim Swee.

When Harimau Muda was split into two teams, Irfan was chosen to be in the A team. Irfan and 25 other Harimau Muda A players were chosen by Azraai Khor to participate in an 8 month long, training camp in Zlaté Moravce, Slovakia.

In September 2011, Irfan had played for the Slovakian team, FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce for a 3-month loan from Harimau Muda A.[1][2] Irfan made his debut with the team in a 3–0 win against AS Trenčín, coming on the 86th minute replacing Martin Hruška.[3] Irfan returned to Harimau Muda A shortly after his national duty in the 2011 SEA Games. In total, Irfan manage to make 2 official appearance for Zlaté Moravce.

International career[edit]

Irfan represented the Malaysia under-17 team at the 2007 AFF U-17 Youth Championship. He appeared in 4 matches and scored 5 goals, including a hat-trick in a 7–0 win against Brunei.[citation needed]

Irfan made his first appearance for the under-19 team in 2009 at the 2009 AFF U-19 Youth Championship.[4] Irfan appeared in 4 games but did not managed to score any goals.[citation needed] Malaysia finished in fourth place.[citation needed]

After Irfan made a big impact at Harimau Muda, he was again chosen to represent the under-19 team in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers. He appeared in 4 games and made 3 assists, and was also selected as the man of the match against Philippines in a 4–2 win.[citation needed] However, Malaysia did not qualify for the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship.[citation needed]

Irfan scored his first goal for the Malaysian Olympic Team against the Singapore under-23 in a 2–0 win.[citation needed]

Irfan made his debut for the senior national team on 6 September 2016, as a starter in the friendly match against Indonesia, which Malaysia lost 3–0.[5][6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Zlaté Moravce 2011 2 0 0 0 2 0


Johor Darul Ta'zim


  1. ^ ,, Malajzskí tigri „ v FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce Archived 31 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved at 26 August 2011 from
  2. ^ FC ViOn Mempekenalkan Trio Harimau Muda Archived 29 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved at 26 August 2011 from
  3. ^ WATCH Youtube - Bin Fazail Ifran after a match with Trencin Retrieved at 2 October 2011 from
  4. ^ THAILAND TAKE ON MALAYSIA; VIETNAM FACE AUSTRALIA IN U19 SEMIS Archived 10 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Soccer Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Fixtures, Results, Tables - ESPN".
  6. ^ "(Football) Malaysia whipped 3–0 by Indonesia in friendly | New Straits Times". 7 September 2016.

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