Razip Ismail

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Razip Ismail
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Razip bin Ismail
Date of birth (1962-04-23) 23 April 1962 (age 53)
Place of birth Selangor, Malaysia
Playing position Defender (Retired)
Club information
Current team
Harimau Muda (head coach)
Youth career
Kuala Lumpur FA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979-1994 Kuala Lumpur FA
National team
1984-1989 Malaysia
Teams managed
2008-2012 Kuala Lumpur FA
2013-2014 Harimau Muda B
2015 Harimau Muda

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2006.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 September 2012

Mohamed Razip bin Ismail or popularly known as Razip Ismail (born 23 April 1962) is a Malaysian former football player and coach. His preferred playing position is as a defender.

Career as player[edit]

He formerly played for Kuala Lumpur FA from 1979 to 1994. He was in the Kuala Lumpur team that won Malaysia Cup three times in a row (1987, 1988, 1989) and FA Cup two times in a row (1993, 1994).[1]

Razip also played for Malaysia in international tournaments. He was part of the team that cliched the football gold medal for Malaysia in the 1989 Southeast Asian Games held in Kuala Lumpur.[2]

Career as coach[edit]

Razip coached his former team Kuala Lumpur FA from 2008 until 2012. During that time Kuala Lumpur were a yo-yo club, promoted and relegated between Malaysia Super League and Malaysia Premier League under his tenure.

He takes over as head coach of Harimau Muda B, who were playing in the Singapore's S.League, from Ismail Ibrahim in 2013, on a 2-year contract.[3][4] In February 8, 2015, Razip won his first ever international tournament as coach after beating Bangladesh 3-2 in Bangabandhu Cup final, awarding the Malaysia U-22 squad the cup.