Malaysia finally won their first senior international of 2015 with a 3-1 victory over Laos in a friendly in Bangkok on Thursday night.
The confidence-boosting result came as the Malaysians prepare for Tuesday's AFC 2018 World Cup qualifier against Timor Leste in Dili under interim coach Ong Kim Swee.
After it was 0-0 at halftime, Malaysia scored twice in three second half minutes to grab control of the game against the 181st ranked Laotians.
Felda United winger Christie Jayaseelan struck five minutes...
Former S.League head coach Karim Bencherifa hails from Morocco and had his greatest success in India, where he won the 2011 league and Cup double with Salgaocar and would become the nation's highest ever paid manager.
Now, as the second season of the India Super League gets underway, the 47-year-old has returned to Singapore for family reasons, and has been linked to high profile national jobs in Southeast Asia.
When Bencherifa re-emerged in Singapore in July, local newspapers reported that he was...
Laos national coach Steve Darby says that his team will look to extend Malaysia's winless streak this year when the two nations meet in a friendly in Bangkok on Thursday.
The Malaysians, who have failed to taste victory at senior level in 2015, are using the match against Laos as a warm-up for next Tuesday's AFC World Cup Group A qualifier against Timor Leste in Dili. Laos play Myanmar in Bangkok in Group G on the same day.
"We will be doing our best to continue their run as we haven't been...