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 55)
Place of birth Selangor, Malaysia
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Free agent
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
2016 Bukit Jalil Sports School
2016 Pahang FC
2017 Perlis FA
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2006.
‡ 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), FA Cup two times in a row (1993, 1994) and the league championship (1986, 1988).[1]

Razip also played for Malaysia in international tournaments. He was part of the team that clinched 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 promoted to the Malaysia Super League in 2009 before being relegated to the Malaysia Premier League in 2012.

He took 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] On 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.

On 17 March 2016, Razip was appointed head coach of Pahang FC.[5]

On 6 March 2017, he quits as Perlis FA head coach.