Malaysia put up a spirited defensive display but lacked a cutting edge up front as they held Philippines to a 0-0 draw in an international friendly in Manila on Wednesday night.
Coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee would be reasonably satisfied with the result, considering his side were playing away to the highest ranked side in Southeast Asia, 37 rungs above them on the FIFA list.
The previous four meetings between both nations had produced only two goals, dating back to 2012, and hopes were high that...
Malaysia take on Philippines on Wednesday night in a Manila friendly that has extra significance, due to the uncertain future of coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee.
The Football Association of Malaysia will hold its elections on Saturday, with murmurs that Ong's job is on the line once the new executive committee hierarchy takes over.
Although it could be his last game in charge, the 46-year-old is simply focused on getting a result against the Azkals.
"I have an existing contract. People can say whatever...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Iranian official Ali Kafashian has dropped out of an election to join the FIFA Council, and officials from South Korea and Philippines have entered.
The Asian Football Confederation said on Thursday that four men are competing for three seats on the ruling council at a rescheduled election on May 8 in Bahrain. The contenders are Zhang Jian of China, Sheik Ahmad Al Sabah of Kuwait, Mariano Varaneta of Philippines and Chung Mong-gyu of South Korea.
The four contenders for...