Sri Pahang F.C.
Sri Pahang Football Club (Malay: Kelab Bola Sepak Sri Pahang) is a Malaysian professional football club based in Kuantan, Pahang. The association was found in 1959 to represent the state itself and has traditionally worn a yellow home kit since. In the beginning, their early home matches were held around the city public fields and outside Kuantan, predominantly around districts of Pahang.
|Full name||Sri Pahang Football Club|
|Ground||Darul Makmur Stadium|
|Owner||Tengku Abdul Rahman ibni almarhum Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah|
|League||Malaysia Super League|
|2020||Malaysia Super League, 8th of 12|
The lowest point of the club was in 2012, as they association had been relegated to the Liga Premier. With the collective morale support from the players and the fans, Sri Pahang came back from the abyss to the Liga Super in 2013 after winning the play-off match against Darulaman FC, just one season after being relegated.
Club licensing regulationsEdit
- This club had obtained the FAM Club License to played in 2018 Malaysia Super League season.
- This club had obtained the AFC Club License and is eligible to played either 2018 AFC Champions League or 2018 AFC Cup if qualified on merit.
- This club had obtained the FAM Club License to played in 2019 Malaysia Super League season.
Sri Pahang was established by Sultan Abu Bakar in 1959 to represent the state of Pahang in the HMS Beagle Cup. In the next year, the association begins with the preparation against another states before taking part for the first time in the HMS Beagle Cup. Construction of their current home ground, Darul Makmur Stadium, was completed by the Council of Kuantan in 1970.
Led by the legendary Jamal Nasir, Pahang FA won the first cup in 1983 when they won the Piala Malaysia, the most prestigious tournament in Malaysia football after a win over Selangor FA in the tournament, breaking the long duopoly of Selangor FA and Singapore FA and also became the first East Coast team to win it. Nonetheless, the most successful era was in the 1990s, when the association reached the final of Piala Malaysia 4 times even though they only succeeded once in 1992. 1992 was the best year when the association won the double, the Piala Malaysia and the league. Sri Pahang in that year was touted as the Dream Team when several high-profile players played for the association with the like of Dollah Salleh, Zainal Abidin Hassan, Khairul Azman Mohamed, Abdul Mubin Mokhtar, Ahmad Yusof, Australian football legend, Alan Edward Davidson and Singapore football legend, Fandi Ahmad. The association defeated Kedah FA in final stage to win the Piala Malaysia, thanks to the fastest goal ever in Piala Malaysia history by Zulhamizan Zakaria.[vague]
Sri Pahang was also the first winner of the M-League in its new format in 2004.
As one of the most successful football teams in Malaysia from 1980 to 2007, Sri Pahang had produced many talented local players from the academy such as Khairul Azman Mohamed, one of the best goalkeepers in Asia in the 1990s, the prolific striker, Azizul Kamaluddin, Mohd Fadzli Saari who played in SV Wehen Wiesbaden in Germany and Muhammad Juzaili Samion who also played for the 4th division of Ligue 1 club, FCSR Haguenau in 2000.
In 2008, many players from talented young Shahzan Muda F.C. were absorbed into Sri Pahang.
In 2012, Sri Pahang was playing in the 2nd division of M-League. While in the Premier League, Sri Pahang showed great improvement in the 2012 season as they qualified for the Piala Malaysia quarter-finals. Sri Pahang was also Premier League runner-up in 2012, qualifying the association to play in the promotion "play-off" matches to the Liga Super. Sri Pahang beat Kedah FA in the final of the "play-off", winning promotion to the 2013 Liga Super.
In 2012, the association had to play in Temerloh Mini Stadium as the homeground for the first time after the Darul Makmur Stadium was put under renovation for the organisation of Sukma 2012. A year later, the club returned to Kuantan to play in newly renovated Darul Makmur Stadium and in the same year the lifted the Piala Malaysia for third time. Led by loyal serving captain, Jalaluddin Jaafar, they ended 21 years cup drought. By winning the cup, Zainal Abidin Hassan and Dollah Salleh had cemented their status as central figures of club history, as they won it as a player and as manager and coach respectively.
- As of 15 February 2020
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Pahang Youth teamEdit
The Pahang President's cup team or Young Elephant is a part of the President Cup Malaysia league team. The President Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-21 players. Since its inception, the President Cup Malaysia has been the major tournament for under-21 and under-23 players. In 2009, the format of the competition changes which only under-21 players are eligible for the tournament.
- As of 4 June 2020
|1||Muhammad Riezman Irfan Mustafah||GK||2000|
|22||Muhammad Ikmal Pakkuky||GK||1999|
|25||Kamal Amirul Afiq Kamalazman||GK||1999|
|2||Muhammad Danial Maznor Arash||RB/RWB||2000|
|3||Ahmad Wafiyuddin Rozilah@Muhamad||LB/LWB||2000|
|4||Muhd Zuhairi Ahamad Dormad||CB||1999|
|5||Ruzaini Ikhwan Ramli||CB||1999|
|7||Muhammad Aliff Izuan Mohd Yusri||LB/LWB||1999|
|11||Muhammad Shah Farkhan Mohd Roop||CB||1999|
|15||Mohamad Adam Mohamed||RB/RWB||1999|
|26||Wan Muhd Akmal Hakim Wan Abdul Wahab||CB/RB||1999|
|27||Hasnul Zaim Zafri||LB/LM/LWB||1999|
|8||Muhammad Fakhrul Azim Moh Zulphatah||AM, CM||1999|
|9||Muhammad Fikri Mohd Latapi||AM/CM||2000|
|10||Che Khairul Syafiq Che Juhan||RW||1999|
|12||Muhamad Nasyrullah Mohd Zaki||CM||1999|
|13||Arfan Fiqrin Ramlee||LW/LM||1999|
|16||Muhammad Syaqir Iman Ahmad Nazari||CM||2000|
|21||Shazlan Zaidin||LW/ LM/ RW/ RM||26/7/96|
|17||Muhammad Arsyad Asyraf Yusri||DM/ CM||2000|
|19||Muhammad Adam Danial Fiqrin Rokman||RW/LW||2000|
|20||Mohammad Amierul Akin Ismail||/LW||9/7/1999|
|21||Ikmal Zulhaika Mazlan||LW||2000|
|24||Muhammad Jadulhaq Saiful Fauzi||CM||2000|
|6||Ahmad Nursyahmi Norhisham||ST||2000|
|18||Muhammad Badrul Amin Jesmi||ST||1999|
|23||Mohamad Zazrir Naim Abdul Rani||ST||1999|
- As of 4 June 2020
|1||Nazul Izamil Zulkifli||GK||2002|
|22||Mohamad Zul Hafiz Abdullah Taib||GK||2002|
|25||Amirul Ilham Yaakob||GK||2002|
|2||Muhammad Kama Edyka Azhar||RB/RWB||2002|
|3||Muhammad Zaid Hasnan||LB/LWB||2002|
|4||Muhammad Fakhrusy Syakirin Mohd Fairoh||CB||2002|
|6||Nik Ahmad Rifqi Alif Rosmadi||CB||2002|
|7||Norshaifullah Shah Zulkefly||RB/RWB||2002|
|12||Ziyan Syaikiran Zakhli||LB/LWB/LM||2002|
|14||Muhamamd Fakhrul Haziq Hishamuddin||RB/RWB||2002|
|16||Muhammad Akmal Hariz Mohd Nasuha||CB||2002|
|17||Ahmad Azim Aniq Ahmad Aknul||CB||2002|
|21||Muhammad Farhan Faiz Afrizal||CB||2002|
|23||Afif Hasan Suhaimi||CB||2002|
|5||Ahmad Raziq Zikry Razali||CM||2002|
|9||Muhammad Afiq Aiman Muhammad Yusman||AM, CM||2002|
|10||Wan Amirul Izzuddin Wan Mohd Razali||AM/CM||2002|
|11||Muhammad Ashraf Daniel Md Ali||LW/LM||2002|
|13||Shahrul Danish Shahrulnizam||RW, RM||2002|
|15||Muhammad Nazarulnaim Mohammad Yusoff||LW/LM||2002|
|18||Muhammad Faris Ikmal Mahadi||DM/CM||2002|
|19||Ahmad Jazmi Hanif Jamaluddin||CM||2002|
|8||Muhammad Amirul Safri||ST||2002|
|20||Lokman a/l Bah Din||ST||2002|
|24||Muhammad Syukur Aiman Ramly||ST||2002|
|1988–89||Asian Club Championship||Qualifying Round
|Royal Thai Air Force||2–1||2nd|
|Semi Final League
|1993–94||Asian Club Championship||Preliminary Round||Thai Farmers Bank FC||Withdrew|
|1995||Asian Club Championship||First Round||Cảng Sài Gòn||Walkover|
|Second Round||Ilhwa Chunma||2–3||2–0||2–5|
|2005||AFC Cup||Group E||Home United||3–3||2–1||3rd|
|2005||ASEAN Club Championship||Group A||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||4–0||1st|
|Semi Final||DPMM FC||1–0|
|2007||AFC Cup||Group F||Osotsapa||0–4||4–0||4th|
|2015||AFC Cup||Group G||Yadanarbon||7–4||2–3||2nd|
|Round of 16||Persipura Jayapura||Forfeited, 3–0 win awarded to Pahang|
- Runner-up: 2012
Ownership and financesEdit
|Period||Manufacturer||Main Sponsor||Other Sponsor|
|2011||the ZON Hotel|
|2012||Resorts World Genting||Aras Kuasa|
|2014–2016||Puma||Aras Kuasa||Resorts World Genting|
|July 2017 – 2018||Fila|
|1994–96||Ahmad Yunus Mohd Alif|
|1997–98||Jorgen Erik Larsen|
|2001–02||Ahmad Yunus Mohd Alif|
|2003||Ralf Borges Ferreira|
|2004||Ahmad Yunus Mohd Alif|
|2005–06||Zainal Abidin Hassan|
|2008||Zainal Abidin Hassan|
|Dec 2013 – March 2014||Ron Smith|
|March 2014 – Dec 2015||Zainal Abidin Hassan|
|Dec 2015 – March 2016||Ahmad Shaharuddin Rosdi|
|March 2016 – Dec 2016||Razip Ismail|
|Dec 2016 – 2020||Dollah Salleh|
|Dec 2020 – present||Thomas Dooley|
|2000–03||Jamal Nasir Abdul Nasir Ismail|
|2004–05||Shahiruddin Abdul Moin|
|2006–07||Zainal Abidin Hassan|
|2009–17||Che Nasir Salleh|
Sri Pahang Football Club Sdn. Bhd.Edit
|Technical Director||Tajuddin Nor|
|Team Manager||Dollah Salleh|
|Assistant Team Manager||Che Nasir Salleh|
|Head Coach||Thomas Dooley|
|Assistant Head Coach|
|Goalkeeper Coach||Abdul Samad Mat Salleh|
|Fitness Coach||Mohd Hafiz Tajudin|
|Team Doctor||Shah Rezal Sujit|
|Physiotheraphy||Adam Zuhairy Zafri|
|Masseur||Mohd Suhaimi Ramli|
|Security Officer||Muhammaf Keny Anyie|
|Kit Man||Abdul Razak B Akil|
|U21 Manager||Jalaluddin Mohd Deli|
|U21 Head Coach||Azaruddin Aziz|
|U21 Assistant Coach||Mohd Shahrizan Salleh|
|U21 Coach||Mohd Yazeed Hamzah|
|U21 Goalkeeper Coach||Rais Dermawan Kamarudin|
|U21 Fitness Coach||Mohd Kaizai Zainuddin|
|U21 Physiotheraphy||Mohd Riduan Amin|
|U19 Manager||Abdul Razab Wahab|
|U19 Head Coach||Bahazenan Othman|
|U19 Assistant Coach||Ali Tahar|
|U19 Coach||Bustami Ahmad|
|U19 Goalkeeper Coach||Zakaria Abu Bakar|
|U19 Fitness Coach||Mohd Rosidi Mohamad@Abdullah|
|U19 Physiotheraphy||Walid Shahbudin|
Updated on 24 Oktober 2019.
- Pld = Played, W = Won, D = Drawn, L = Lost, F = Goals for, A = Goals against, D = Goal difference, Pts= Points, Pos = Position
1st or Champions 2nd or Runner-up 3rd place Promotion Relegation
|2005||Liga Super||21||10||5||6||37||29||+8||35||2nd||–||Quarter-finals||1st round||AFC Cup||Group stage|
|2005–06||Liga Super||21||7||6||8||21||24||−3||27||7th||–||Group stage||Champions||–||–|
|2006–07||Liga Super||24||7||6||11||32||41||−9||27||9th||–||Group stage||2nd round||AFC Cup||Group stage|
|2007–08||Liga Super||24||8||6||10||26||31||−5||30||8th||–||Group stage||Semi-finals||–||–|
|2009||Liga Super||26||5||2||19||32||63||−31||17||13th||–||Group stage||1st round||–||–|
|2010||Liga Super||26||10||3||13||31||50||−19||33||8th||–||Quarter-finals||1st round||–||–|
|2012||Premier League||22||14||4||4||60||29||+31||46||2nd||–||Quarter-finals||2nd round||–||–|
|2015||Liga Super||22||13||5||4||43||29||+14||38[a]||3rd||Runner-up||Semi-finals||Semi-finals||AFC Cup||Quarter-finals|
|2016||Liga Super||22||6||6||10||25||40||−15||24[b]||9th||–||Group stage||3rd round||–||–|
- Pahang was deducted 6 points due to involvement in the delay in the process of solving the problem of salary and compensation by the former imports 2013 season, Mohamed Borji.
- Pahang has been awarded 3 points free from the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) after offenses committed by the Football Association of Kedah (Kedah FA) putting the suspended player during the match against Pahang on August 3, 2016.
AFC Club rankingEdit
- As of 2 July 2017
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