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Malaysia men's national field hockey team

The Malaysia national field hockey team (nicknamed Speedy Tigers) is made up of the best field hockey players in Malaysia. As of 10 December 2017, the team is ranked 12th in the world, and 2nd in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation.[1] The governing body for the sports is the Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

Malaysia
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NicknameMalaysian Hockey Tigers (Speddy Tigers)
AssociationMalaysian Hockey Confederation (Konfederasi Hoki Malaysia)
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
CoachRoelant Oltmans
Assistant coach(es)Amin Rahim
ManagerStephen van Huizen
CaptainSukri Mutalib
Most capsKuhan Shanmuganathan (342)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current12 Steady (July 2018)
Highest10 (2003)
Lowest15 (2008–2010)
Summer Olympics
Appearances9 (first in 1956)
Best result8th (1972)
World Cup
Appearances8 (first in 1973)
Best result4th (1975)
Asian Games
Appearances16 (first in 1958)
Best result2nd (2010, 2018)
Asia Cup
Appearances10 (first in 1982)
Best result2nd (2017)

Contents

Competition historyEdit

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Malaysia and best results"

Summer Youth OlympicsEdit

Summer Youth Olympics
Year Round
  2018  

Junior teamEdit

Junior World Cup
Year Host city Position
1979   Versailles, France 4th
1982   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4th
1985   Vancouver, Canada 10th
1989   Ipoh, Malaysia 12th
1993   Terrassa, Spain 6th
1997   Milton Keynes, England DNQ
2001   Hobart, Australia 12th
2005   Rotterdam, Netherlands 10th
2009   Johor Bahru, Malaysia &   Singapore 12th
2013   New Delhi, India 4th
2016   Lucknow, India 11th

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup.[2]

Head coach:   Roelant Oltmans

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
3 FW Norsyafiq Sumantri (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 22) 35   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
4 Ramadan Rosli (1991-04-01) 1 April 1991 (age 27) 84   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
6 MF Marhan Jalil (1990-03-05) 5 March 1990 (age 28) 233   UniKL
7 MF Fitri Saari (1993-03-04) 4 March 1993 (age 25) 134   Terengganu
9 MF Joel van Huizen (1992-11-11) 11 November 1992 (age 26) 74   UniKL
10 Faizal Saari (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 27) 223   Terengganu
11 Syed Cholan (1995-05-12) 12 May 1995 (age 23) 61   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
12 DF Sukri Mutalib (C) (1986-02-24) 24 February 1986 (age 32) 311   Kuala Lumpur
13 Firhan Ashaari (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 25) 145   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
15 Nabil Fiqri (1987-04-14) 14 April 1987 (age 31) 230   Kuala Lumpur
16 GK Kumar Subramaniam (1979-11-26) 26 November 1979 (age 39) 307
17 Razie Rahim (1987-08-25) 25 August 1987 (age 31) 255   Kuala Lumpur
18 Faiz Jali (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 26) 136   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
19 Azri Hassan (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 26) 103   Kuala Lumpur
20 MF Azuan Hasan (1994-02-16) 16 February 1994 (age 24) 119   Kuala Lumpur
23 Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (1986-01-05) 5 January 1986 (age 32) 271   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
24 FW Aiman Rozemi (1996-07-19) 19 July 1996 (age 22) 76   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
29 GK Hairi Rahman (1990-01-19) 19 January 1990 (age 28) 36   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
 
Malaysia vs. India at the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Delhi.

RecordsEdit

Most Caps
# Player Caps Career
1 Kuhan Shanmuganathan 330[3] 1994–2007
2 Chua Boon Huat 337[4] 1998–2013
3 Azlan Misron 350 2002–
4 Nor Saiful Zaini 329[5] 1985–2001
5 Mirnawan Nawawi 327[6] 1989–2002

Notable former playersEdit

CoachesEdit

  1. ^ First foreign coach.
  2. ^ First Malayan coach for 1956 Olympic Games but did not go to Melbourne.
  3. ^ a b Served as tactical coach for 1958 Asian Games, test match against Korea in 1960 and home international against Singapore in 1961.
  4. ^ First Malaysian coach.
  5. ^ Coach the Malaysian team for three-month only.
  6. ^ Coach the Malaysian team for 1966 Asian Games, return in December 1967 for 1968 Olympics.
  7. ^ Handled the national team for a month in 1994, in charge for 1995 Southeast Asian Games.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIH Men's World Rankings – 10 December 2012" (PDF). International Hockey Federation. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup roster
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ [4]

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