Malaysia women's national field hockey team

The Malaysia women's national field hockey team represents Malaysia in international field hockey competitions. As of Jan 2017, the team was ranked 21st in the FIH World Rankings.[2] The team is part of the Asian Hockey Federation. They recently participated in the inaugural International Super Series in Perth, playing against India and Australia in a modified 9-a-side format.[3]

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AssociationMalaysian Women's Hockey Association (MWHA)
ConfederationAHF (Asia)
CoachDharmaraj Abdullah
ManagerLailin Abu Hassan
CaptainSiti Ruhani
FIH ranking
Current 20 Steady (21 December 2020)[1]

Malaysia achieved 5th place in the 2007 Women's Hockey Asia Cup. The team won a bronze medal in the 1982 Asian Games and came 4th place in 1986.


In 2010, the women's national team is invited to play in Malaysia Junior Hockey League as preparation match before the World Cup qualifier.[4][5]

The following season, the women's national team joined with Bandar Penawar Sports School to enter as a team in Division 2 of MHJL.

The women's national hockey team create world record with 36–0 thrashing over Cambodia during a group match in 2013 Southeast Asian Games, Yangon. It is a new world record for the highest score in an international match, last held by Argentina after they defeated Peru 26–0 at the South American Women's Championships in Santiago, Chile, in 2003.[6]

Tournament recordsEdit

World Cup[7]
Year Host city Position
1974 Mandelieu, France DNQ
1976 Berlin, West Germany DNQ
1978 Madrid, Spain DNQ
1981 Buenos Aires, Argentina DNQ
1983 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia DNQ
1986 Amsterdam, Netherlands DNQ
1990 Sydney, Australia DNQ
1994 Dublin, Ireland DNQ
1998 Utrecht, Netherlands DNQ
2002 Perth, Australia DNQ
2006 Madrid, Spain DNQ
2010 Rosario, Argentina DNQ
2014 The Hague, Netherlands DNQ
2018 London, England DNQ
World League
Year Host city Position
2012–13 New Delhi, India 17th
2014–15 Rosario, Argentina 22nd
2016–17 Auckland, New Zealand 20th
Asian Games
Year Host city Position
1982 New Delhi, India 3rd
1986 Seoul, South Korea 4th
1990 Beijing, China DNQ
1994 Hiroshima, Japan DNQ
1998 Bangkok, Thailand DNQ
2002 Busan, South Korea DNQ
2006 Doha, Qatar 5th
2010 Guangzhou, China 5th
2014 Incheon, South Korea 5th
2018 Jakarta, Indonesia 5th
Southeast Asian Games[8]
Year Host city Position
1993 Singapore 2nd
1995 Chiang Mai, Thailand 2nd
1997 Jakarta, Indonesia 1st
1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei 1st
2001 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st
2007 Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand 1st
2013 Naypyidaw, Myanmar 1st
2015 Singapore City, Singapore 1st
2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st
Asia Cup[9]
Year Host city Position
1985 Seoul, South Korea 3rd
1989 Hong Kong DNQ
1993 Hiroshima, Japan DNQ
1999 New Delhi, India 6th
2004 New Delhi, India 6th
2007 Hong Kong 5th
2009 Bangkok, Thailand 5th
2013 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5th
2017 Kakamigahara, Gifu, Japan 5th

Junior teamEdit

Women's Junior Asia Cup[10]
Year Host city Position
1992 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 5th
1996 Shirane, Japan 5th
2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 6th
2004 Hyderabad, India DNQ
2008 Seremban, Malaysia 5th
2012 Bangkok, Thailand 5th[11]
2016 Bangkok, Thailand 5th


  1. ^ "FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking". FIH. 21 December 2020. Retrieved 21 December 2020.
  2. ^ "World Ranking".
  3. ^ "International Super Series". Hockey Australia. 5 July 2011. Archived from the original on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Captain Nadia on board". Kamaruzaman Ahmad. Malay Mail. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  5. ^ Singh, Ajitpal (14 April 2010). "Mission impossible". New Straits Times. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Women's hockey team create world record with 36–0 thrashing". The Star. 14 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.
  7. ^ "World Cup".
  8. ^ "History: Women". Malaysia Hockey. Archived from the original on 21 February 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Asia Cup" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2012.
  10. ^ "Women's Junior Asia Cup" (PDF). Asia Hockey. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 August 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  11. ^ "6th Junior Women's Asia Cup". The Fans of Hockey. Retrieved 5 January 2013.

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