Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak
Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) won the Malaysia Cup
for the first time after defeating Kedah 2-0 at Shah Alam Stadium on Saturday. FourFourTwo lists players that turned up and those that may not be too pleased with themselves after the 2017 season finale.
Having already slipped down in pecking order at Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT), Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak will also miss international action until at least June 2018 after being handed an additional four-match suspension for his conduct towards match officials when Malaysia played Hong Kong in the Asian Cup
on September 5.
Infuriated by officiating, members of the Malaysia side had to be restrained from Australian referee Christopher Beath after the final whistle of their Asian Cup
qualifying draw with Hong Kong on Tuesday. Malaysia coach Nelo Vingada, however, had little remorse for their behaviour, despite scenes turning ugly.
Malaysia only managed a 1-1 draw with Hong Kong despite having the share of possession, finishing the match with nine men after Rizal Ghazali and Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak were sent off in the dying minutes. Vijhay Vick
dishes out the grades
Nelo Vingada is still searching for his first win as Malaysia coach after seeing his charges come from behind and then save a late penalty in a 1-1 draw against Hong Kong in their Asian Cup qualifying match at Hang Jebat Stadium on Tuesday.
Malaysia have named alternatives for the long list of absentees due to retirement, injuries and surprising omissions, but Vijhay Vick
feels the Tigers will still find it difficult to replace these players…
Malaysian coach Ong Kim Swee is ready to move on but he appears perplexed as to why four players, including captain Safiq Rahim, quit the national team despite giving no indication of their displeasure in the past.
The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) appears ready to lock horns with Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) owner Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim after releasing details of the controversial Oceania Tour and addressing the international retirements of four players, including captain Safiq Rahim.
Following the international retirement of four key stalwarts, Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) owner Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim says the players' decision to quit Malaysia was a sign of protest and he believes member of other clubs are keen to join them.