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 16 October 2021, the team is ranked 10th in the world, and 2nd in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation.[2] The governing body for the sports is the Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

Malaysia
Malaysian Hockey Confederation.svg
Nickname(s)Malaysian Hockey Tigers (Speedy Tigers)
AssociationMalaysian Hockey Confederation (Konfederasi Hoki Malaysia)
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
Head CoachArul Selvaraj
Assistant coach(s)Amin Rahim
ManagerStephen van Huizen
CaptainSukri Mutalib
Most capsKuhan Shanmuganathan (341)
Top scorerRazie Rahim (107)
Home
Away
FIH ranking
Current 10 Increase 1 (3 November 2021)[1]
Highest10 (2003)
Lowest15 (2008–2010)
Olympic Games
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)

Competition historyEdit

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

Summer OlympicsEdit

Summer Olympics
Year Round
  1956 Ninth place
  1960 Did not qualify
  1964 Ninth place
  1968 Fifteenth place
  1972 Eighth place
  1976 Ninth place
  1980 Did not participate
  1984 Eleventh place
  1988 Did not qualify
  1992 Ninth place
  1996 Eleventh place
  2000 Eleventh place
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008 Did not qualify
  2012 Did not qualify
  2016 Did not qualify
  2020 Did not qualify

World CupEdit

World Cup
Year Round
  1971 Did not qualify
  1973 Eleventh place
  1975 Fourth place
  1978 Tenth place
  1982 Tenth place
  1986 Did not qualify
  1990 Did not qualify
  1994 Did not qualify
  1998 Eleventh place
  2002 Eighth place
  2006 Did not qualify
  2010 Did not qualify
  2014 Twelfth place
  2018 15th place

World LeagueEdit

FIH Hockey World League
Year Round
  2012–13 11th place
  2014–15 12th place
  2016–17 9th place

Champions TrophyEdit

Champions Trophy
Year Round
  1993 Sixth place
  2007 Eighth place

Champions ChallengeEdit

Champions Challenge
Year Round
  2001 Fourth place
  2003 Sixth place
  2011 Fifth place
  2012 Fourth place
  2014 Third place

Champions Challenge IIEdit

Champions Challenge II
Year Round
  2009 Fourth place

Commonwealth GamesEdit

Commonwealth Games
Year Round
  1998  
  2006  
  2010 Eighth place
  2014 Seventh place
  2018 Fifth place

Asian GamesEdit

Asian Games
Year Round
  1958 Fourth place
  1962  
  1966 Fourth place
  1970  
  1974  
  1978  
  1982  
  1986 Fourth place
  1990  
  1994 Fifth place
  1998 Fifth place
  2002  
  2006 Sixth place
  2010  
  2014 Fourth place
  2018  

Hockey Asia CupEdit

Asia Cup
Year Round
  1982 Fourth place
  1985 Fifth place
  1989 Sixth place
  1993 Fourth place
  1999 Fourth place
  2003 Fifth place
  2007 Third place
  2009 Fourth place
  2013 Fourth place
  2017 Runner-up

Asian Champions TrophyEdit

Asian Champions Trophy record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
  2011 Third place 3/6 6 3 1 2 15 12
  2012 Third place 3/6 6 4 1 1 20 11
  2013 Third place 3/6 6 3 0 3 17 12
  2016 Third place 3/6 6 3 1 1 18 8
  2018 Third place 3/6 7 3 3 1 20 10
Total Best results: Third Place Appearances: 5/5 31 16 6 8 90 54

Sultan Azlan Shah CupEdit

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
Year Round
1983 Fourth place
1985  
1987 Fourth place
1994 Fourth place
1999  
2000 Fourth place
2007  
2008 Seventh place
2009  
2010 Fourth place
2011 Seventh place
2012 Sixth place
2013  
2014  
2015 Sixth place
2016 Fourth place
2017 Fifth place
2018 Fourth place
2019  

Hockey Asean CupEdit

Asean Cup
Year Round
  2009  
  2011  

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

SEA Games
Year Round
  1971  
  1973  
  1975  
  1977  
  1979  
  1981 Hockey not featured
  1983  
  1985 Hockey not featured
  1987  
  1989  
  1991 Hockey not featured
  1993  
  1995  
  1997  
  1999  
  2001  
  2003 Hockey not featured
  2005 Hockey not featured
  2007  
  2009 Hockey not featured
  2011 Hockey not featured
  2013  
  2015  
  2017  
  2019 Hockey not featured

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

The following 22 players were named on 14 April 2021 for Tri-Nations Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

Head coach:   Arul Selvaraj

Caps updated as of 30 March 2019, after the match against Canada.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) CapsClub
21 GK Muhammad Hafizuddin Othman (1992-01-07) 7 January 1992 (age 29) 58   Terengganu
GK Adrian Andy Albert (1997-02-19) 19 February 1997 (age 24)   UniKL
GK Muhammad Zaimi Mat Deris (1997-09-18) 18 September 1997 (age 24) 2   Maybank
29 GK Mohammad Hairi Abdul Rahman (1990-01-19) 19 January 1990 (age 31) 41   TNB Thunderbolts

17 DF Muhammad Razie Abdul Rahim (1987-08-25) 25 August 1987 (age 34) 264   UniKL
6 DF Muhammad Marhan Mohd. Jalil (1990-03-05) 5 March 1990 (age 31) 242   UniKL
DF Zulpidaus Mizun   UniKL
11 DF Syed Mohamad Syafiq Syed Cholan (1995-05-12) 12 May 1995 (age 26) 64   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Najib Abu Hassan (1995-02-20) 20 February 1995 (age 26)   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Aminuddin Mohd Zain (1995-05-23) 23 May 1995 (age 26)   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
DF Muhammad Azri Hassan (1992-02-20) 20 February 1992 (age 29)   UniKL
DF Muhammad Najmi Farizal Jazlan (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 26)   Maybank

24 MF Nik Muhammad Aiman Nik Rozemi (1996-06-19) 19 June 1996 (age 25) 85   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
MF Faiz Helmi Jali (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 29)   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
MF Muhamad Ramadan Rosli (1991-04-01) 1 April 1991 (age 30)   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
8 MF Mohamad Ashran Hamsani (1995-04-20) 20 April 1995 (age 26) 15   UniKL
20 MF Meor Muhammad Azuan Hassan (1994-02-16) 16 February 1994 (age 27) 128   Maybank

3 FW Norsyafiq Sumantri (1996-06-17) 17 June 1996 (age 25) 44   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
13 FW Muhammad Firhan Ashaari (1993-03-09) 9 March 1993 (age 28) 154   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
26 FW Muhammad Shahril Saabah (1994-03-28) 28 March 1994 (age 27) 120   Tenaga Nasional Berhad
10 FW Faizal Saari (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 30) 232   Terengganu
23 FW Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Tengku Abdul Jalil (1986-01-05) 5 January 1986 (age 35) 280   Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have been called up for the national team in the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club Latest call-up
GK Muhammad Zaimi Mat Deris (1997-09-18) 18 September 1997 (age 24) 2   Maybank 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
GK Kumar Subramaniam (1979-11-26) 26 November 1979 (age 42) 310   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018 World Cup

DF Luqman Ahmad Shukran (1997-04-23) 23 April 1997 (age 24) 7   Terengganu 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
DF Arif Ishak (2000-01-22) 22 January 2000 (age 21) 6   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
DF Sukri Mutalib (1986-02-24) 24 February 1986 (age 35) 314   UniKL 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
DF Faiz Jali (1992-02-18) 18 February 1992 (age 29) 145   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
DF Jazlan Najmi (1995-04-04) 4 April 1995 (age 26) 67   UniKL 2018-19 FIH Series Finals

MF Fitri Saari (1993-03-04) 4 March 1993 (age 28) 143   Terengganu 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
MF Amirol Arshad (1995-04-12) 12 April 1995 (age 26) 50   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2019 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
MF Joel van Huizen (1992-11-11) 11 November 1992 (age 29) 84   NurInsafi 2018 World Cup

FW Abu Kamal Azrai (1999-10-03) 3 October 1999 (age 22) 6   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
FW Akhimullah Anuar (2000-05-02) 2 May 2000 (age 21) 0   Tenaga Nasional Berhad 2018-19 FIH Series Finals
 
Malaysia vs. India at the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Delhi.

RecordsEdit

Most Caps
# Player Caps Career
1 Kuhan Shanmuganathan 330[4] 1994–2007
2 Chua Boon Huat 337[5] 1998–2013
3 Azlan Misron 350 2002–
4 Nor Saiful Zaini 329[6] 1985–2001
5 Mirnawan Nawawi 327[7] 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 and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 3 November 2021. Retrieved 3 November 2021.
  2. ^ "FIH Men's World Rankings – 10 December 2012" (PDF). International Hockey Federation. 10 December 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  3. ^ Ali, Nurjannah (19 April 2019). "Fih Siri Akhir Lelaki Kuala Lumpur 2019: Keyakinan Saya Cukup Tinggi Pada Mereka — Roelant". mhc.org.my (in Malay). Malaysian Hockey Confederation. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 December 2019. Retrieved 2 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2][permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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