The Malaysia Super League mid-season transfer window barely opened on Monday and there was already news of a big-money move for Mohamed Ghaddar from Kelantan to Johor Darul Ta’zim. Meanwhile, Pahang’s Mohamadou Sumareh has applied for a Malaysian passport.
Foreigners play a pivotal role in Malaysian football, dominating the scoring charts and often proving the difference in the hunt for trophies. But are they doing anything to help the country's local talent?
Coach P. Maniam may have finally landed his dream job with Selangor after two previous disappointments, but it is shaping up as a tough initiation for the 48-year-old following the departure of some star players.