Wardun Yussof

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This is a Malay name; the name Yussof is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Wardun.
Wardun Yussof
Wardun during a training session
Personal information
Full name Muhammad Wardun bin Haji Mohamad Yussof
Date of birth (1981-09-14) 14 September 1981 (age 34)
Place of birth Brunei
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 25
Youth career
Wijaya FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Brunei FA
2004 DPMM
2005–2006 Wijaya FC
2006– DPMM
2010–2011 Majra FC (loan)
National team
2001 Brunei U-23 3 (0)
2001– Brunei 15 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 April 2015

Wardun Yussof (born 14 September 1981) is a Bruneian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Brunei DPMM.[1]

Wardun has been playing for DPMM since 2006, having returned from Wijaya FC after a brief spell in 2004.[2] Previously, he was a squad member of the Brunei team that participated in the M-League.[3]

Wardun was sent on loan to Majra FC in 2010 as Brunei (and in extension DPMM) served a two-year FIFA ban.[4] He became the team captain in that period and even converted a penalty in the semi-final of the 2011 Brunei League Cup.[5] He went on to win the final.[6]

Returning to the S.League with his parent club in 2012, Wardun became the undisputed number one ever since. He did not miss a game in the 2015 season when DPMM finally clinched the S.League title after coming close twice.[7]

International career[edit]

Wardun made his first start for Brunei in the 2002 World Cup qualifying round for Asia, in a 0-1 loss against Yemen. He was substituted before Yemen's goal was scored, earning him a clean sheet on his debut.[8] He then made 3 more appearances in 2001.

Wardun's next tournament was the 2008 Suzuki Cup qualifying when the whole Brunei team was represented by his club, DPMM FC.[9] He has then shared national team goalkeeping duties with his club understudy, Azman Ilham Noor.

He was the keeper when Brunei gained their first World Cup qualifying victory over Chinese Taipei in Kaohsiung on 12 March 2015.[10]



Brunei DPMM FC
Majra FC

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Wardun Yussof". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Brunei 2004". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 26 May 2005. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "M-League - Brunei get three valuable points". Borneo Bulletin. 10 July 2001. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "BPL under watchful eyes of DPMM FC". The Brunei Times. 3 March 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "6-star Majra in Cup final". The Brunei Times. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Majra take League Cup". The Brunei Times. 6 June 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "DPMM FC bask in glory". The Brunei Times. 22 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "World Cup Football - Brunei go down fighting". Borneo Bulletin. 29 April 2001. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "DPMM FC head to Cambodia". The Brunei Times. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 11 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Brunei make history". The Brunei Times. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.