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Selangor FA
Full name Football Association of Selangor
(Persatuan Bola Sepak Selangor)
  • The Red Giants (Gergasi Merah)
  • The Red Yellow (Merah Kuning)
Founded 22 February 1936; 79 years ago (22 February 1936)
Ground Shah Alam Stadium
Ground Capacity 80,372
Owner Football Association of Selangor
President Azmin Ali
Manager Amirudin Shari
Coach Mehmet Durakovic
League Malaysia Super League
2015 Malaysia Super League, 3rd
Website Club home page
Current season

The Football Association of Selangor (Malay: Persatuan Bola Sepak Selangor), also simply known as Selangor, is a Malaysian association football club representing the state of Selangor Darul Ehsan. The team currently playing in Malaysia Super League, the top division of Malaysian football league and the 80,372-capacity Stadium Shah Alam has been the home ground since 1994.[1]

Selangor FA is the most successful club in Malaysia, in terms of overall titles won. Domestically, Selangor FA won a record 32 Malaysia Cup, 7 Malaysia Super League titles, 2 Malaysia Premier League titles, 7 Malaysia FAM League titles, 5 FA Cup, 8 Charity Cup, 4 Malaysia President Cup, 2 Malaysia Youth League titles,and 1 Agong's Cup.

1997 was the most successful year for them as they won 4 trophies (Malaysia Cup, FA Cup, and Charity Cup) and runners-up for the Agong's Cup.

Selangor have historical derby with Singapore FA[2][3] known as 'North-South Rivalry' while matches with Kuala Lumpur FA were known as Klang Valley Derby.


Prior to the Football Association of Selangor being formally established, there was only the AFL (Selangor Association Football League, formed in 1905).

In 1926, association officials formed an association called Selangor Football Association (SFA).

Dispute between the AFL and the SFA continued almost ten years before the two sides returned to the negotiating table for the betterment of football. Finally both associations joined officially on 22 February 1936, under the name of the Football Association of Selangor.

FAS original headquarter was at the old MCA building in Jalan Ampang, before the construction of Wisma FAS in 1973 at the Merdeka Stadium on Datuk Harun Idris own efforts (also Chief Minister of Selangor at the time) and team manager, Tan Sri Hamzah Abu Samah. In the mid-1990s, FAS moved again to Wisma FAS in Kelana Jaya until now.

Between those responsible for the success of the Red Yellow team are the likes of the presidents: Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, Datuk Harun Idris, Datuk Aini Taib, Tan Sri Muhammad Haji Muhammad Taib, Tengku Ahmad Shah; team managers: Tan Sri Hamzah Abu Samah, Mohd Noor Thursday, Mazlan Harun, Dr Nordin Selat, Datuk Mokhtar Ahmad; coaches: M Chandran, Khaidir Buyong, Ken Worden and many other characters that are not mentioned here.

The state also has many football stars who brought glory to the country and the nation as Abdul Ghani Minhat, the legend of the late Mokhtar Dahari, Santokh Singh, Zainal Abidin Hassan, Wong Choon Wah, Arthur Goh, Soh Chin Aun, R. Arumugam, Khan Hung Meng, Azman Adnan, P. Gunalan, Safee Sali, Mohd Amri Yahyah and many more.[4]

Amateur and Semi-pro Era[edit]

Professional Era[edit]

Season Glory[edit]

Club Culture[edit]


UltraSel is the name of the official supporters of Selangor FA. Even in every match Selangor played, they will be found in a group standing at the supporters area. The main colours for these supporter are usually in red and yellow with a red scarf and banners just like the Selangor's team kits colours. These supporters always bring, drums and large colorful flags to the stadiums.Although, the presence of flares brought by the Ultras mainly causes the Football Association of Selangor getting fined.

Other small supporter groups that consists as a regular in Shah Alam Stadium are based on the districts in Selangor as example like Kajang,Petaling Jaya and etc.

Kit Manufacturers and Shirt Sponsors[edit]


From the 1970s to 2015, the Selangor team kit was manufactured by various of companies including Admiral, Puma, Adidas, Lotto, Kronos and Kappa. Since 2011, the official Selangor FA kit has been manufactured by Kappa. The home kit's design of red and yellow stripes is shaped by a red and yellow row of lines. The away kit features design of a white and light yellow base and yellowed-squares on the bottom of the jersey is shaped by a red row of line. The alternate kit is design reminisce of 2014 design of royal blue navy gradient jersey with a white-coloured overlay. Selangor is also believed to be manufactured by Nike on a 4-year contract from 2016 until 2019.


From 1985 to 2015, the Selangor team was sponsored by various of companies including Dunhill, EON, Courts, Talam, Celcom, Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (SYABAS), Telekom Malaysia (TM), Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad (KDEB), Datum Corp and Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI). Since 2014, the Selangor FA kit has been sponsored by Menteri Besar Incorporated, also known as the Selangor government. The longest sponsoring company in the club's history is Dunhill from 1985 to 2004, Dunhill also sponsored all the Malaysian clubs during that time before being banned by the Health Ministry to show the country's boycott against smoking and cigarettes.

Below is a list of the former and current Selangor FA kit manufacturer and shirt sponsor :


Main article: Shah Alam Stadium
Shah Alam Stadium
Shah Alam Stadium.JPG
Location Section 13, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Owner Shah Alam City Council
Operator Selangor FA
Capacity 80,372
Surface Grass pitch
Broke ground 1 January 1990
Opened 16 July 1994
Construction cost RM460 million
Architect Hijjaz Kasturi
Selangor FA (1994–present)

Football Association of Selangor's stadium is the Shah Alam Stadium. The stadium is situated in the state capital of Selangor, Shah Alam. The stadium has been Selangor's home since July 1994, when the club moved from Merdeka Stadium.[5]

Selangor have used several grounds during their history: after playing home matches at Selangor Club Padang (now known as Dataran Merdeka), the club settled at Merdeka Stadium during the era of Tunku Abdul Rahman as the club's president, its home for 38 years, before moving to Shah Alam Stadium after its completion in 1994.


Padang Latihan Bangunan Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Selangor or also known as Padang SUK is the official training facility for the Selangor FA team located at Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The facility is founded by the Football Association of Selangor with the purpose to serve as a training ground for the Selangor FA team.

Media Coverage[edit]

Selangor FA home matches and some away matches (depending on the location and the broadcast station) are shown live or delayed on Astro Arena and RTM & Media Prima. All broadcast matches are controlled by MP & Silva.


Domestic Competitions[edit]


U21 team[edit]

  • President's Cup
    • Winners (4): 1988, 1994, 1997, 2007-2008
      • Runner-up (4): 1987, 1999, 2000, 2001

U19 team[edit]


  • Charity Cup
    • Winners (8): 1985, 1987, 1990, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2009, 2010
      • Runner-up (5): 1991, 1998, 2003, 2006, 2011
  • Malaysia Cup
    • Winners (32): 1922, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1949, 1956, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005
      • Runner-up (15): 1921, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1937, 1939, 1948, 1957, 1965, 1980, 1983, 1991, 2008
  • FA Cup
    • Winners (5): 1991, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009
      • Runner-up (2): 1990, 2008

Performance in AFC Competitions[edit]

AFC Champions League[edit]

AFC Cup[edit]

Double and Treble[edit]


Season Winning titles
2005 Premier League, Malaysia FA Cup, Malaysia Cup


Season Winning titles
1997 Super League, Malaysia Cup
2005 FA Cup, Malaysia Cup
2009 Super League, FA Cup

Players Awards[edit]

Golden Boot Winners[edit]

Season Players Goals
1989 Malaysia Zainal Abidin Hassan 12
1999 Malaysia Rusdi Suparman 15
2004 Argentina Brian Diego Fuentes 25
2005 Indonesia Bambang Pamungkas 23
2014 Brazil Paulo Rangel 16

Season by Season Record[edit]

Updated on 28 September 2015

Season League Charity
AFC Cup League Top Goalscorers
Division Pld W D L GF GA Pts Pos Name Goal
2004 MPL 24 16 2 6 52 35 50 2nd NQ QF R3 NQ NQ Brian Diego Fuentes 25
2005 MPL 21 16 3 2 61 25 51 1st NQ W W NQ NQ Bambang Pamungkas
Brian Diego Fuentes
Muhamad Khalid Jamlus
2005-2006 MSL 21 5 3 13 31 46 18 8th RU GS R2 NQ QF Bambang Pamungkas
Brian Diego Fuentes
2006-2007 MSL 24 8 4 12 28 35 28 8th NQ QF SF NQ NQ Akmal Rizal Ahmad Rakhli 9
2007-2008 MSL 24 14 3 7 46 36 45 4th NQ RU RU NQ NQ Frank Seator
Safee Sali
2009 MSL 26 20 3 3 64 21 63 1st W QF W NQ NQ Mohd Amri Yahyah
Safee Sali
2010 MSL 26 20 3 3 62 23 63 1st W QF SF NQ GS Safee Sali
Amirul Hadi Zainal
R. Surendran
2011 MSL 26 16 4 6 42 24 52 3rd RU SF SF NQ NQ Safiq Rahim 7
2012 MSL 26 12 7 7 40 26 43 3rd NQ SF R2 NQ NQ Boško Balaban 12
2013 MSL 22 10 10 2 31 17 40 2nd NQ GS QF NQ R16 Francis Forkey Doe
Mohd Amri Yahyah
2014 MSL 22 12 5 5 28 19 41 2nd NQ QF R2 NQ GS Paulo Rangel 16
2015 MSL 22 11 6 5 43 28 39 3rd NQ Group Stage/
In Progress
R2 NQ NQ Guilherme de Paula Lucrécio
Afiq Azmi
2016 MSL
Champions Runners-up Third place Promoted Relegated In Progress Not Qualified


Current Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Name Nationality Position(s)
22 Norazlan Razali Malaysia GK
21 Mohd Hamsani Ahmad Malaysia GK
1 Muhd Syamim Othman Malaysia GK
12 Mohd Bunyamin Umar Malaysia RB / CB / DM
20 Mohd Azrif Nasrulhaq Malaysia RB / RW
4 Mohd Shazlan Alias Malaysia RB
3 Mohd Azmi Muslim Malaysia LB / LW
15 Mohd Raimi Mohd Nor Malaysia LW / LB
2 Robert Cornthwaite Australia CB / RB
5 Muhd Shahrom Abdul Kalam Captain Malaysia CB / RB
17 Mohd Rizal Fahmi Abdul Rosid Malaysia CB
6 S. Subramaniam Malaysia CB / RB / DM
25 K. Gurusamy Malaysia CM / DM
23 S. Veenod Malaysia DM / CM
10 Nazmi Faiz Malaysia CM
16 Saiful Ridzuan Selamat Malaysia DM / CM
8 Leandro Dos Santos Brazil AM / ST
7 Andik Vermansyah Indonesia RW / LW / AM
24 Mohd Fitri Shazwan Raduwan Malaysia RW
18 K. Thanaraj Malaysia LW / RW
Kevin Gunter Malaysia CM / AM
13 Guilherme de Paula Lucrécio Brazil ST
14 Abdul Hadi Yahya Malaysia ST
9 Thamil Arasu Ambumamee Malaysia ST
19 Mohd Afiq Azmi Malaysia ST
11 Ahmad Hazwan Bakri Malaysia ST / LW

Out on loan[edit]

President's Cup Squad (U-21)[edit]

The Selangor's President's Cup team is a part of the President Cup Malaysia league team. The President Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-21 players. Since its inception, the President Cup Malaysia has been the major tournament for under-21 and under-23 players. In 2009, the format of the competition changes which only under-21 players are eligible for the tournament

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Malaysia GK Mohd Aniis Ismail
2 Malaysia MF Zain Azraai Sulaiman
3 Malaysia DF Airul Shafiq Samakwon
4 Malaysia DF Zaiful Abdul Hakim
5 Malaysia MF Muhd Hardee Shamsuri
6 Malaysia DF Muhd Fareez Mohd Jeffrey
7 Malaysia MF Muhd Hafiz Mohd Johar
8 Malaysia MF Muhd Haziq Rezal
9 Malaysia FW Sugunthan a/l Maniam
10 Malaysia FW K. Satish
11 Malaysia FW Syahmi Rahim
12 Malaysia MF Mohd Ridhwan Johan
13 Malaysia FW Mohamad Azamudin Che Rusli
No. Position Player
14 Malaysia DF Salamon Raj a/l Adaickalam
15 Malaysia DF Jayrao a/l Sathia Seelan
16 Malaysia MF Abdul Raqib Abdul Razak
17 Malaysia MF Mohammad Amir Shafiz Mohd Anuar
18 Malaysia DF Kannan a/l Kalaiselvan
19 Malaysia MF Naven a/l Devarajoo
20 Malaysia DF Mohd Azrul Razman
21 Malaysia MF Muhammad Hazim Mohd Azmi
22 Malaysia GK Mohd Faiz Abdul Khalid
23 Malaysia DF Nurariff Daniel Zulkahar
24 Malaysia MF Mohamad Azman Mohamad Nor
25 Malaysia MF Zhafri Yahya

Youth Cup Squad (U-19)[edit]

The Selangor Youth cup team is a part of the Youth Cup Malaysia league team. The Youth Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-19 players

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Malaysia GK Muhammad Hazeq Nordin
2 Malaysia DF Muhammad Syahir Ahram
3 Malaysia DF Muhammad Syukri Azman
4 Malaysia MF K. Sarkunan
5 Malaysia DF N. Dhinesh
6 Malaysia MF Mohd Afiq Ghani
7 Malaysia MF Syahmi Rahim
8 Malaysia MF Kesavan a/l Loganathan
9 Malaysia FW Mohammad Shazwan Shah Mohd Rahim
10 Malaysia FW Muhammad Alif Saiddatul Azman
11 Malaysia MF Faizzudin Abidin
12 Malaysia MF Abdul Haziq
13 Malaysia MF Mohd Asraff Hayqal Kamal
No. Position Player
14 Malaysia FW Mohamad Afiq Mohd Azam
15 Malaysia DF
16 Malaysia DF Ainol Iskadar Mahsun
17 Malaysia MF Kugan a/l Dhevarajoo
18 Malaysia DF Namathevan a/l Arunasalam
19 Malaysia MF Mohd Amirul Syafieq Muhd Isa Sham
20 Malaysia DF C. Vasuthevan
21 Malaysia MF Muhammad Nor Iman Mazlan
22 Malaysia GK Amirul Aiman Amran
23 Malaysia GK Nor Eqram Azray Suzhaimi
24 Malaysia DF Mohd Iskandar Azman
25 Malaysia FW Mohd Fazrul bin Fahriz Zeky
41 Malaysia FW Linggeswaran a/l P.Selvarajah


Asian Clubs Ranking[edit]

Current Rank Country Team
100 (Asia), 639 (World) Malaysia Selangor FA

Club Officials[edit]

Position Name
President Azmin Ali
General Manager Amirudin Shari
Assistant manager Noor Hisham Mohd Ghouth
Head coach Mehmet Durakovic
Assistant coach Anuar Abu Bakar
Assistant coach P. Maniam
Fitness coach Mashiedee Sulaiman
Goalkeeping coach Abdul Rashid Hassan
Physiotherapist Khidir Abd Karim Alfadli Ali
Kitman Zurshydee Abu Samah
U21 Manager Abdul Rauf Ahmad
U21 Head coach Nor Suhaimi Bahauddin
U21 Assistant coach Muhd Nazliazmi Mohd Nasir
U21/U19 Fitness coach Khairulanwar Mohd Isa
U21 Goalkeeper coach Shuhaimi Abdul Hamid
U21 Physio Mohd Fikri Hakim Said
U19 Head coach Noor Zaidi Rohmat
U19 Assistant coach V. Yogeswaran
U19 Goalkeeper coach N/A
U19 Physio Khairul Afiq Jamal Abdul Haziq

Former Managerial Positions[edit]

Former Managers[edit]

Name Nat Period
Datuk Seri Ahmad Shah Malaysia 1989
Dato' Dr. Nordin Selat Malaysia 1990-1991
Mazlan Datuk Hj Harun Malaysia 1992
Dato' Hj Mohd Aini bin Taib Malaysia 1993-1998
Dato' Abdul Mokhtar bin Ahmad Malaysia 1993-2003
Dato' Dr. Hj. Mohamad Satim bin Diman Malaysia 2004-2008
Zakaria Abdul Rahim Malaysia 2009
K. Devan Malaysia 2010-2011
Dato' Abdul Mokhtar bin Ahmad Malaysia 2012
Irfan Bakti Abu Salim Malaysia 2013
Mehmet Durakovic Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2014
Amirudin Shari Malaysia 2015-present

Former Coaches[edit]

Name Nat Period
Abdul Ghani Minhat Malaysia 1970-1973
M. Chandran Malaysia 1975-1978
Chow Kwai Lam Malaysia 1979-1983
Abdul Ghani Minhat Malaysia 1983-1985
M. Chandran Malaysia 1986-1988
Steven Bena Czech Republic 1989
Khaidir Buyong Malaysia 1989 - 1990
Ken Worden Australia 1991
M. Chandran Malaysia 1992
Bernhard Schumm Germany 1993
Ken Worden Australia 1994 - 1996
Steve Wicks England 1997 - 1998
Ismail Zakaria Malaysia 1998
Mike Pejic England 1999
K. Rajagopal Malaysia 1999 - 2000
Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Malaysia 2001 - 2002
Ken Worden Australia 2002 - 2003
Omar Rubén Larrosa Argentina 2004
Ismail Ibrahim Malaysia 2004
Ken Worden Australia 2004
Dollah Salleh Malaysia 2005 - 2008
K. Devan Malaysia 2008 - 2011
Irfan Bakti Abu Salim Malaysia 2012-2013
Mehmet Durakovic Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 2014-present

Former Captain[edit]

Period Captains
2008 Shukor Adan
2009-2012 Mohd Amri Yahyah
2013 Asraruddin Putra Omar
2014 Mohd Bunyamin Umar
2015 Muhd Shahrom Abdul Kalam


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