Defending champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) will commence their 2017 FA Cup defence with a trip to their Malaysia Super League (MSL) bridesmaid Felda United, while newly promoted Malacca and PKNS will square off at the Hang Jebat Stadium.
Having watched the 2016 Malaysian season from a distance, Azraai Khor is every ready to return to the dugout. The 63-year-old tells Vijhay Vick what he is looking for in his next club and shares his observations from a recent “study-tour” in Brazil.
Selangor, PDRM and Felda United are looking to seal the deal after holding advantage from the first leg in the Malaysia Cup quarter-finals while 2015 runners-up Kedah will bank on their home crowd to unsettle Negri’s defence following their scoreless outing last month.
Coaches being ‘rested’ is all-too common in Malaysian football. But do any of them actually return from their enforced leave or does it prove to be the end of the road? FourFourTwo took a closer look at the unusual practice…