Sime Darby F.C.

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Sime Darby F.C.
Logo
Full name Sime Darby Football Club
Nickname(s) The Giant Killers[1]
Founded 22 January 2010; 7 years ago (2010-01-22)
Ground Selayang Stadium
Ground Capacity 15,000
Owner Sime Darby Berhad
Coach Ahmad Yusoff
League Malaysia FAM League
2016 Liga Premier, 12th (relegated)
Website www.simedarbyfc.com

Sime Darby Football Club is a football club from Malaysia which represents and are backed by Sime Darby Berhad, one of Malaysia's largest conglomerates. The team currently compete in the 2016 Liga Premier after finished 12th in 2015 Malaysia Super League is double relegated.[2][3]

Honours[edit]

History[edit]

Sime Darby FC was formed on 22 January 2010, and is backed by the Sime Darby Group, Malaysia's largest multinational conglomerates. The team was officially launched on 4 March 2010 and currently plays its home games at the Selayang Stadium.

Sime Darby FC most recently competed and finished 5th in the 2014 Malaysia Super League after securing second place in the 2013 Liga Premier.

Sime Darby FC finished undefeated champions of the 2010 Malaysia FAM Cup in its debut season 2010, clinching promotion to the Liga Premier, the second tier professional football league in Malaysia.

In its maiden season in the 2011 Liga Premier, Sime Darby FC finished fifth out of twelve teams. For the 2011 season, Sime Darby FC played at the MBPJ Stadium in Kelana Jaya, Selangor. Sime Darby FC then beat Malaysia Super League team Pahang FA 6–0 on aggregate to qualify for its first ever Malaysia Cup tournament. For the 2012 Liga Premier, Sime Darby FC finished third behind champions ATM and second placed Pahang.

Sime Darby FC is the first club in history to contest the Malaysian FA Cup final, which they managed in 2012. The final was played between Sime Darby FC and Kelantan FA at Bukit Jalil National Stadium on Saturday, 19 May, in which Sime Darby FC lost 0–1. The club's meteoric rise has garnered Sime Darby FC much support from the Malaysian football fraternity with the valiant display against Kelantan who were overwhelming favourites to win the match.

In 2013, Sime Darby FC qualified to the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Cup for the first time, where the club lost 3–1 on aggregate to Sarawak.

After the end of 2016 Liga Premier season, Sime Darby F.C. has been relegated to FAM League after finished the season at the bottom of the table which has been the reason for their demise as their owner has pulled the funding and Sime Darby F.C. has been disbanded.[4]

Kit Manufacturer & Sponsor[edit]

Period Manufacturer Sponsor
2010–2016 Kappa Sime Darby

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position
Goalkeepers
1 Mohd Azrin Roslan Malaysia GK
22 Mohd Faridzuean Kamaruddin Malaysia GK
24 Mohd Hafiz Abu Bakar Malaysia GK
Defenders
2 Mohd Khairul Rosmadi Malaysia RB/RWB
3 Tengku Qayyum Captain Malaysia LB/LWB, LM/LW
7 Che Mohd Arif Che Kamarudin Malaysia CB
13 Muhd Azrul Razman Malaysia CB
14 Mohd Fauzan Nazhif Zulkifli Malaysia LB/LWB
17 Tunku Noor Hidayat Tunku Ishak Malaysia CB
18 Juzaili Samion Malaysia CB/RB
27 Muhamad Hafiz Zalani Malaysia RB/RWB
Midfielders
4 Azmirul Azmi Malaysia DM/CM/RB/RM
6 Mohd Aizat Mohd Asli Malaysia CM
8 Mohd Faizal Aziz Malaysia RM/RW
9 Saiful Hasnol Mohd Raffi Malaysia CM
11 Dzulfahmi Abdul Hadi Malaysia LM/LW
12 Amirul Syazani Roslan Malaysia RW/RM/ST
20 Mohd Ikhmal Ibrahim Malaysia DM/CM
21 Mohd Faiz Shahiza Malaysia LM/LW
23 Muhd Junaidi Shafiai Malaysia AM/CM
Forwards
5 Mohd Hasrolsyawal Hamid Malaysia ST/AM
10 Nazrul Kamaruzaman Malaysia ST
16 Nik Azlam Nik Januaha Malaysia ST
19 Mohd Zul Fahmi Awang Malaysia ST

Source:[5]

Transfer Season 2017[edit]

For recent transfers, see List of Malaysian football transfers 2017

U21[edit]

Source:[6]


Managers[edit]

Year Manager
2010– Malaysia YAM Datuk Seri Tengku Ahmad Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah

Coaches[edit]

Year Head Coach
Jan 2010 – Dec 2015 Malaysia Ismail Zakaria
Dec 2015 Malaysia Abdul Ghani Malik
May 2016- Nov 2016 Croatia Drago Mamić
Dec 2016 Malaysia Ahmad Yusoff

Officials[edit]

Team Committee

  • President: Malaysia YAM Tengku Datuk Seri Ahmad Shah Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-Haj
  • Deputy President: Malaysia YM Raja Azlan Raja Azwa
  • Vice-President: Malaysia Hafiz Noor
  • Secretary: Malaysia Zainal Amat
  • Treasurer: Malaysia Hilmy Anuar Shah
  • Committee Members: Malaysia Rosli Majid, Muhammad Aderi Yakob, Inderawan Nassir, Zaidi Adnan, Muthu Gopalan, Siti Roseliza

Team Management & Coaches

  • Team Manager: Malaysia YAM Datuk Seri Tengku Ahmad Shah Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-Haj
  • Assistant Team Manager: Malaysia Zainal Amat
  • Head Coach: Malaysia Ahmad Yusof
  • Assistant Head Coach: Malaysia Badrul Afzan Razali
  • Coach: Malaysia Mohd Faizal Esahar
  • Goalkeeper Coach: Malaysia Shaharuddin Ahmad Mokshinon
  • Fitness Coach: Malaysia Mohd Zahidibudiman Ibrahim
  • Head Physiotherapist: Malaysia Mohd Faris Ismail
  • Physiotherapist: Malaysia Muhammad Afnan Hazazi Mohamad
  • Kitman: Malaysia Ghaffar Sulaiman

Club affiliates[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.simedarbyfc.com/news-@-news.aspx
  2. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablesm/malay2016.html Malaysia 2016
  3. ^ http://www.rsssf.com/tablesm/malay2017.html Malaysia 2017
  4. ^ http://www.fourfourtwo.com/my/features/mat-zan-fumes-ungrateful-malacca-and-sime-darby-disbanded-ffts-mpl-review Mat Zan fumes at 'ungrateful' Malacca and Sime Darby disbanded: FFT's MPL Review
  5. ^ "Sime Darby 2017". simedarbyfc.com. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Sime Darby U21". simedarbyfc.com. Retrieved 20 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Ismail Fokus Asah Bakat". Sime Darby Football Club. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 

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