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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 2012, the team is ranked 13th in the world, and 4th in Asia, by the International Hockey Federation.[1] The governing body for the sports is the Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

Malaysia
Malaysian Hockey Confederation.svg
Nickname Malaysian Hockey Tigers
Association Malaysian Hockey Confederation
(Konfederasi Hoki Malaysia)
Confederation ASHF (Asia)
Coach Stephen Van Huizen
Manager Nasihin Ibrahim
Captain Sukri Mutalib
FIH ranking 12 Steady (November 2017)
Team colours Team colours Team colours
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First kit
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Second kit
Malaysia vs. India at the 2010 Commonwealth Games on Delhi.

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Competition historyEdit

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Malaysia

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 6th
1993   Terrassa, Spain 11th
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

Roster for the 2017 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Head coach: Stephen van Huizen

No. Player Pos. Age
1 Haziq Samsul FW 22
6 Marhan Jalil MF 27
7 Fitri Saari MF 24
10 Faizal Saari FW 26
11 Syed Mohd Syafiq Syed Cholan DF 21
12 Sukri Mutalib   DF 31
13 Firhan Ashaari FW 24
15 Nabil Fiqri MF 30
16 Kumar Subramaniam GK 37
No. Player Pos. Age
17 Razie Rahim DF 29
18 Faiz Helmi Jali DF 25
19 Azri Hassan MF 25
20 Meor Muhamad Azuan Hasan MF 23
21 Hafizuddin Othman GK 25
23 Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin FW 31
24 Nik Muhammad Aiman FW 20
25 Najmi Farizal Jazlan DF 22
26 Shahril Saabah FW 23

RecordsEdit

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