2018 Season

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2-0-0, 1st in AFF Cup
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3dJohn Duerden

Vietnam to test Malaysia's AFF credentials

Malaysia are moving forward but don't yet have the look of AFF Cup champions. Vietnam will show just how close, or far away, they are.

Malaysia take care of business against Laos (1:49)
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8dJohn Duerden

Keisuke Honda coaching Cambodia via video

Malaysia's hopes of kicking off their AFF Cup with a win over Cambodia have been boosted by confirmation that mentor Keisuke Honda will be absent.

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26dJohn Duerden

AFF Cup's importance to world football is growing

In mid-December, the biggest game in world football will not be staged in the strongholds of Europe or South America - it will be in Southeast Asia.

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44dJohn Duerden

Tan Cheng Hoe slowly returning Malaysia to form

For coach Tan Cheng Hoe, the AFF Cup offers a chance to show progress with a young side and right the ship after an awful period in team history.

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291dPaul Murphy

Perak want to 'do a Leicester City' in MSL

Perak have been backed to take inspiration from Leicester City by pulling off a stunning upset to lift the Malaysia Super League (MSL) title in 2018.

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292dPaul Murphy

Selangor FA denied return to Shah Alam

Malaysian giants Selangor FA have hit out at the state government after being denied the opportunity to return to Shah Alam Stadium for the 2018 MSL.

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294dPaul Murphy

JDT stars Tan, Syamer to go to Portugal

Two of Malaysia's under-23 squad are set for a year in Portugal as their club Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) look to support their development.

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295dPaul Murphy

Malaysia U23 boss OKS to Atletico Madrid

U23 coach Ong Kim Swee is headed on a fact-finding trip to Atletico Madrid as Malaysia prioritise football qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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296dPaul Murphy

JDT to focus on MSL after ACL thrashing

The AFC Champions League hopes of Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim were shattered by Thailand's Muang Thong United on Tuesday after a 5-2 playoff loss.

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298dMichael Church

Ong proves Malaysia doubters wrong

The quarterfinal run of Malaysia at the AFC U23 Championship helped coach Ong Kim Swee prove his doubters wrong, including FAM boss and JDT owner TMJ.

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299dMichael Church

Malaysia to learn from AFC U23 run - Ong

Coach Ong Kim Swee told his Malaysia players that they must learn from their run to the quarterfinals of the AFC U23 Championship in China.

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300dMichael Church

Malaysia pipped in AFC U23 quarterfinal

Malaysia equalised through N. Thanabalan, but conceded late to lose their AFC U23 quarterfinal 2-1 to South Korea in Kunshan, China on Saturday.

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301dMichael Church

AFC: Ong says Malaysia can match S Korea

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee says his team are capable of matching regional powerhouse South Korea in Saturday's AFC U23 quarterfinal in China.

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301dESPN Staff

Malaysia, Singapore slide in FIFA rankings

Malaysia and Singapore fell one spot each in the latest FIFA rankings to reach historical lows of 175th and 173rd respectively.

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302dPaul Murphy

Vietnam join Malaysia in AFC U23 quarters

Vietnam survived a late onslaught from Syria to claim a 0-0 draw and join Malaysia in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China, with Thailand eliminated.

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303dMichael Church

Ong hails Malaysia AFC U23 giant killers

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.

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303dMichael Church

Danial seals historic Malaysia U23 victory

Danial Amier helped Malaysia make history, scoring the only goal as they beat Saudi Arabia to secure a place in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China.

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305dMichael Church

Malaysia won't park bus in AFC U23 decider

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has no plans to adopt a defensive approach in their 2018 AFC U23 decider against Saudi Arabia in China on Tuesday night.

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306dMichael Church

Safawi keeps Malaysia U23 hopes alive

Malaysia kept their 2018 AFC U23 Championship hopes alive after Safawi Rashid earned them a 1-1 draw against Jordan in China on Saturday evening.

RankingsAFF Cup

Goal Difference3Tied-2nd
Goals Scored4Tied-2nd
Assists42nd
Goals Conceded1Tied-4th