Nor Farhan Muhammad

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Nor Farhan Muhammad
Personal information
Full name Mohd Nor Farhan Bin Muhammad
Date of birth (1984-12-19) 19 December 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Wakaf Tapai, Malaysia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Striker / Winger
Club information
Current team
D'AR Wanderers
(on loan from Kelantan)
Number 11
Youth career
2001–2004 Terengganu President Cup Team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Terengganu 21 (8)
2007–2009 PDRM 24 (9)
2009–2010 Kelantan 52 (12)
2010–2011 T-Team 22 (5)
2011–2013 Kelantan 43 (12)
2013–2014 Terengganu 22 (5)
2015– Kelantan 37 (6)
2018–D'AR Wanderers (loan) 5 (5)
National team
2006–2007 Malaysia U-23 17 (12)
2006–2015 Malaysia 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 07, 2016

Mohd Nor Farhan Bin Muhammad, P.B.[1] (born 19 December 1984) is a Malaysian footballer who plays as forward and attacking midfielder for D'AR Wanderers on loan from Malaysia Super League side Kelantan.[2]

Farhan's international senior debut was against Singapore on 31 May 2006. He also played in 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar represented Malaysia U-23 team.[3] During the first match of the 2015 Asian Cup qualifiers against Qatar Farhan only played in the second half. It ended with his team losing 0–2 to Qatar in the match.[4]

Club career[edit]

Terengganu[edit]

Farhan made his senior debut with east coast Malaysia club Terengganu and played for the club during 2005–06 season until 2006–07 season. Farhan enjoyed a highly successful season with the club and became one of the top scorer.[5]

PDRM[edit]

After two successful seasons with Terengganu, Farhan moved to on the rise club during that time PDRM. He helped the club to gain 9th place in 2007–08 Malaysia Super League.[6] He scored two goals on big winning over Kuala Lumpur in the Malaysia Cup Group B match, 7–0.[7]

Kelantan[edit]

2012 season[edit]

After a season playing for T-Team, Farhan returned to Kelantan in 2012 season. In last league match campaign, with a resounding 3–1 victory against Sarawak in Kelantan's final (26th) match at the Sultan Muhammad IV Stadium in Kota Bharu. Farhan put the finishing touches with a brace, his goals coming in the 65th and 67th minutes respectively. Kelantan's captain Badhri Radzi had put the hosts ahead in the 61st minute before.

In the first round of the FA Cup, against Sarawak Farhan became a hero when he scored the winner goal in the final minute after both teams almost ended draw. Kelantan won 2–1 and the first goal scored by Indra Putra. Farhan's brace in the 3–0 win over KL SPA in the first leg of the FA Cup quarter-final has virtually sealed Kelantan's place in the last four.[8][9] Farhan credited his strike partner Onyekachi Nwoha for his goal rush during that match. Farhan missed the action in the 1–0 win over Sime Darby in the FA Cup final when coach Bojan Hodak opted to pair up Norshahrul Idlan with Mohammed Ghaddar in attack.[10]

On 23 May, Farhan was the hero for the Kelantan, scoring a brace in the second and 18th minutes when Kelantan defeated Terengganu 3–2 in 2012 AFC Cup knockout stage. Rizal Fahmi contributed the other goal in the 44th minute. Despite playing on a wet and slippery pitch after a thunderstorm, Kelantan took only two minutes to grab the lead. From a pass by Ghanaian striker Denny Antwi, Farhan easily beat goalkeeper Sharbinee Allawee. Denny Antwi was again the provider in the 18th minute and Farhan gleefully tucked away the chance to make it 2–0. A minute before half-time, Kelantan raced to a 3–0 lead when Rizal Fahmi stunned Sharbinee Allawee with a 30-yard free-kick. Terengganu replied through Ismail Faruqi (56th) and Forkey Doe (83rd). With that victory Kelantan enabled to play the quarter-finals against Arbil.[11] Unfortunately, Arbil won 6–2 on aggregate.

On 15 October, Farhan scored winning goal for Kelantan in the 62nd minute during first leg of Malaysia Cup semi-finals against Selangor.[12] Nevertheless, Farhan has been unable to play in the Malaysia Cup final against ATM FA after picking up his second yellow card in the 2–0 semi-final, second leg win over Selangor.

2013 season[edit]

On 28 November, Farhan scored 1 goal in pre-season match against QAS. Kelantan FA won that match 3–0. Another 2 goals scored by Khairul Izuan and Aris Zaidi.

Return to Terengganu[edit]

Farhan rejoined Terengganu despite Kelantan offering high salary for the player.[13]

Return to Kelantan[edit]

Farhan later make a return to Kelantan in 2015. He gets an injury during the 2015 Malaysia Cup against T-Team which made him unavailable for the rest of the competition.[14] After being frozen out of the Kelantan first team as a result of new head coach Fajr Ibrahim reshuffling of the team, Farhan signed with Malaysia FAM League team D'AR Wanderers on loan from April 2018 until the end of the 2018 season.[15]

International career[edit]

Farhan was selected to represent Malaysia for 2007 AFC Asian Cup. He only made two appearances as substitute. Farhan also helping Malaysia to win 2007 Merdeka Tournament after defeating Myanmar 3–1. He was a member of the Malaysia team when Malaysia participated in 2008 AFF Suzuki Cup. B. Sathianathan was the team coach at that time.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 13 May 2018.[17][18][19] [20]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Terengganu 2005–06 Malaysia Premier League ?? ?? 6 2 8 6 14 8
2006–07 Malaysia Premier League 21 8 ?? ?? ?? ?? 21 8
Total 21 8 6 2 8 6 35 16
PDRM 2007–08 Malaysia Premier League 24 9 ?? 0 ?? 6 30 15
Total 24 9 ?? 0 ?? 6 30 15
Kelantan 2009 Malaysia Super League 26 7 8 0 11 0 45 7
2010 Malaysia Super League 26 5 ?? 0 ?? 1 ?? 6
Total 52 12 8 0 11 1 71 13
T-Team 2011 Malaysia Super League 22 5 1 0 8 4 31 9
Total 22 5 1 0 8 4 31 9
Kelantan 2012 Malaysia Super League 24 6 6 5 10 5 7 2 47 18
2013 Malaysia Super League 19 6 6 2 11 3 7 0 43 11
Total 43 12 12 7 21 8 14 2 90 29
Terengganu 2014 Malaysia Super League 22 5 1 0 8 4 31 9
Total 22 5 1 0 8 4 31 9
Kelantan 2015 Malaysia Super League 17 6 6 0 3 0 26 6
2016 Malaysia Super League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2017 Malaysia Super League 14 0 1 0 6 0 21 0
2018 Malaysia Super League 5 0 2 0 0 0 7 0
Total 37 6 9 0 9 0 55 6
D'AR Wanderers 2018 Malaysia FAM League 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Career total 226 62 37 9 65 29 14 2 342 102

International[edit]

As of 28 August 2017[21]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Malaysia 2006 4 0
2007 5 0
2013 1 0
2014 1 0
2015 1 0
Total 12 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Kelantan[edit]

Individual[edit]

FAM Football Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9 pemain terima pingat sempena hari keputeraan Sultan Kelantan". Sinar Harian. 11 November 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ Norfarhan makes shocking move to Terengganu. http://www.goal.com (14 November 2013). Retrieved on 14 November 2013.
  3. ^ MazramM Idzam Ridzal Mahmud (8 November 2011) Kelantan ikat tiga pemain import. sinarharian.com.my
  4. ^ Berita Bola Sepak | Rajagobal panggil Norfarhan Muhammad Archived 10 November 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. FOXSports.my (16 January 2013). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  5. ^ Nor Farhan rehat sebulan « Bincang Bola. Bincangbola.blogdrive.com (30 December 2006). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  6. ^ Oleh Nurul Amalina Ramlee (2008). Norhisham lega kemelut berakhir. Kosmo.com.my. Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  7. ^ Liga M 2007/2008. Ww2.utusan.com.my (28 July 2008). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  8. ^ Norfarhan a big hit for Kelantan in the FA Cup. Football.thestar.com.my (27 March 2012). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  9. ^ Hodak praises influential Onyekachi Archived 25 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. Football.thestar.com.my (26 March 2012). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  10. ^ Unlucky Norfarhan frustrated at missing Cup final again Archived 20 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. Football.thestar.com.my (16 October 2012). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  11. ^ Red Warriors edge Terengganu to reach AFC Cup quarter-finals Archived 27 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. Football.thestar.com.my (24 May 2012). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  12. ^ Nor Farhan goal gives Kelantan the edge Archived 18 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine.. Football.thestar.com.my (7 October 2012). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  13. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-sg/news/3875/transfer-zone/2013/11/13/4404235/norfarhan-makes-shocking-move-to-terengganu
  14. ^ http://www.sinarharian.com.my/mobile/sukan/ben10-berehat-panjang-1.434672
  15. ^ "Tipulah kalau tidak sedihkan" (in Malay). Dunia Sukan.com. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  16. ^ Exclusive: Kelantan's Norfarhan Mohammad vows to perform for Malayan Tigers. Goal.com (1 February 2013). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  17. ^ Super-sub Norfarhan bags it for Kelantan against Armed Forces. Football.thestar.com.my (30 March 2013). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  18. ^ Liga Malaysia. Utusan.com.my. Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  19. ^ Malaysia 2005. Rsssf.com (1 July 2006). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  20. ^ > Arena > Liga Super Malaysia > Pemain Archived 17 July 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. Stadium Astro (19 December 1984). Retrieved on 30 July 2013.
  21. ^ "Muhammad, Nor Farhan". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 September 2017.

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