Razali Umar Kandasamy

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Razali Umar
Personal information
Full name Razali bin Umar Kandasamy
Date of birth (1986-08-05) 5 August 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Perak, Malaysia
Height 1.78 cm (1 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Perak FA
Number 27
Youth career
2002–2004 Perak FA President Cup's Team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2011 Perak FA 59 (22)
2012 Sime Darby 38 (19)
2013 Felda United 16 (6)
2014 Perak FA 1 (0)
2015 MISC-MIFA 1 (0)
2016– Perak FA 0 (0)
National team
2009 Malaysia U-23 2 (0)
2010– Malaysia 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 07, 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 07, 2016

Razali Umar Kandasamy (born 5 August 1986)[1] is a Malaysian footballer, who currently plays for Perak FA in Malaysia Super League. Razali plays mainly as a striker.

Career[edit]

Razali started his career in Perak youth system. He came to prominence in President Cup Malaysia competition when he helped Perak under-21 team win the 2007 competition. He contributed to the win with 31 goals, making him the competition's top scorer in the process.[2]

After the President Cup success, Perak head coach at the time, Steve Darby started to give him appearances in the main squad. The departures of several main players in 2009 and 2010 meant that Razali was a fixture in Perak main squad under M. Karathu and Raja Azlan Shah Raja So'ib. He was also the main striker in 2011, competing with Akmal Rizal and Shafiq Jamal under coach Norizan Bakar.

Due to his frequent disappearance in training,[3] Perak management have announced his contract would be terminated on 1 June 2011.[4]

After Perak, he played for Sime Darby FC, which he joined on November 2011.[5] In 2013, he joined another club team Felda United, in the 2013 Malaysia Super League competition.

Razali returned to sign with Perak FA after almost a year without a club on May 2014.[6] The next season, he joined FAM League side MISC-MIFA, and in the middle of 2016, re-joined Perak FA.[7]

National team[edit]

Kandasamy played for Malaysia under-23 national football team.[8] He was called to trial for the Malaysian national team in 2009 but dropped out due to injury.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Razali Umar Kandasamy". Scoresway.com. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "In Person: Raja Azlan Shah bin Raja So'ib". Seladang.net. 26 April 2008. 
  3. ^ "Perak FA to take action against Razali". TheStar.com. 31 March 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Azizan Hashim (30 May 2011). "PAFA tamatkan kontrak Razali lebih awal(PAFA to terminate Razali's contract)". Berita Harian. 
  5. ^ "Sime Darby rope in striker Ronaldinho". The Star. 30 November 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011. 
  6. ^ Devinder Singh (9 May 2014). "Razali returns". New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  7. ^ Zulhilmi Zainal (19 June 2016). "Transfer News: Razali returns to Perak, Vokhid on on his way out?". Goal.com Malaysia. Retrieved 18 July 2016. 
  8. ^ Koh Yizhe and Jan Lin (22 May 2009). "Young Lions tamed by Malaysia in football friendly". RedSports.sg. 
  9. ^ Haresh Deol (15 September 2009). "Perak to clamp down on opponents". Malay Mail.