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|Full name||Santokh Singh a/l Gurdial Singh|
|Date of birth||22 June 1952|
|Place of birth||Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Santokh was a player for Malaysia national football team in the 1970s and 1980s, and played alongside the late Mokhtar Dahari, Soh Chin Aun and R. Arumugam. He participated in the team that qualified to the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, though he never featured in the finals of the tournament (boycott of the Games by Malaysia in 1980). Santokh also played for Malaysia in the 1974 Asian Games in Tehran, capturing the bronze medal, and winning the Southeast Asian Games gold medal in 1977 and 1979.
His partnership with Soh Chin Aun was said to be the most solid defence in the much-feared Malaysian team.
In 2011, Santokh was bestowed the Panglima Mahkota Wilayah (PMW) honour by Yang Dipertuan Agong of Malaysia, with the title Datuk. In the same year, Sultan of Selangor also honouring him with Datuk Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah (DSIS) award, also carrying the title Datuk.
Santokh was inducted into the Olympic Council of Malaysia's Hall of Fame in 2004.
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