|Sub-confederation||AFF (Southeast Asia)|
|Head coach||Tan Cheng Hoe|
|Most caps||Mokhtar Dahari (131)|
|Top scorer||Mokhtar Dahari (86)|
|Home stadium||Bukit Jalil|
|Current||154 (17 September 2020)|
|Highest||75 (August 1993)|
|Lowest||178 (March 2018)|
|Current||157 14 (16 September 2020)|
|Highest||61 (1 March 1977)|
|Lowest||185 (September 2018)|
| Malaysia 1–1 Thailand |
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 12 October 1963)[n 1]
| Malaysia 15–1 Philippines |
(Jakarta, Indonesia; 26 August 1962)
| United Arab Emirates 10–0 Malaysia |
(Abu Dhabi, UAE; 3 September 2015)
|Appearances||3 (first in 1976)|
|Best result||Group stage (1976, 1980, 2007)|
The Malaysia national football team represents Malaysia in international association football. It is recognised by FIFA as the successor of the Malaya national football team. Malaysia obtained a bronze at the Asian Games in 1974. Having participated in the Summer Olympics once and three AFC Asian Cups, the team halted at the group stage in all occasions.
Malaysia has won the AFF Championship once. Its rivals include geographical neighbours: Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and in particular, fixtures involving Indonesia being named as 'Nusantara Derby' or 'Malay Derby'.
The Harimau Malaya nickname referred to the Malayan tiger. Another source stated the name was believed to have been derived from a Malayan football player from Stulang Laut, Johor named Abdullah Mohd Don after he had been called "Harimau Malaya" by Sukarno when he managed to equalise against an Indonesian football club by scoring a hat-trick in a match between Singaporean Malay Club and Peseja (Persija Jakarta) in 1953 after trailing 3 goals behind them. Although the Federation of Malaysia was formed on 16 September 1963, the nickname is still used by the national squad, thus sparking some debates whether it was appropriate as most Malaysian in the East felt the "Malaya" term does not cover the whole country. Some supporters in the East felt offended when the media in the West Malaysia kept using the term and dismissed their concerns. Some party in the West said that it is just a small matter and the naming issue had been politicised as the term "Malayan tiger" came from an endangered endemic tiger subspecies rather than a geopolitical reason. As part of rebranding of the national football team by FAM from 2 February 2016 onward, the nickname Harimau Malaya was officially changed to Harimau Malaysia in a bid to be more inclusive to the East Malaysian side. The Harimau Malaysia nickname was also used to refer the former player, Shaharuddin Abdullah. Since the 1970s, he was known as "Harimau Malaysia" due to his ability to score goals. He once scored 15 goals for Malaysia in the Merdeka Cup tournament which stood as a record for years. However, during FAM congress in March 2017, it was decided that drastic measures will be taken to restructure all aspect of the national football organisation and management. This include the restoration of the old moniker of the team, Harimau Malaya starting from 3 April 2017 after using the term Harimau Malaysia for only one year. The sudden changes had also affected all related websites and social media as they went through rebranding. The Harimau Malaysia website has been taken down and all the updates concerning the team will be posted on FAM website.
All matches are shown live on Astro Arena (friendlies, World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers), RTM (AFF Championship matches, World Cup, and Asian Cup qualifiers), and Media Prima (AFF Championship matches for 2014 season only). All matches are broadcast with both English (Astro only) and Malaysian commentary.
From the 1970s to 2007, the national team kit was manufactured and sponsored by Adidas. Since 2007, the official Malaysia team kit is manufactured by Nike. In November 2010, Nike Malaysia created a new football kit specially made for the 2010 AFF Championship. The home kit's design of black and yellow stripes is shaped by a black row of lines. The away kit features a plain blue front and red and white at the edge of the sleeves. Nike used the Malaysian flag as their logo instead of putting the FAM logo to remembering the team of the 1970s.
Ultras Malaya is the name of a group of the team's supporters. In certain international match the team played, they are found in a group standing at the supporters area. Some colours for these supporter are black with a yellow scarf and banners just like the team kits' colours. These supporters brought flares, drums and flags to the stadiums.
- As of 1 February 2018''
|Head Coach||Tan Cheng Hoe||7 December 2017|
|Assistant Coach||S. Balachandran||1 February 2018|
|Goalkeeping Coach||Azmin Azram Abdul Aziz||4 April 2017|
|Fitness Coach||Martin Stano||2009|
The following is a list of 23 players that were called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Second Round against Thailand and Indonesia on 14 and 19 November 2019 respectively.Caps and goals are correct as of 19 November 2019, after the match against Indonesia.
|5 September 2019 2022 WCQ R2||Indonesia||2–3||Malaysia||Jakarta, Indonesia|
|19:30 UTC+7||Gonçalves 11', 38'||Report (FIFA)
|Sumareh 36', 90+6'
|Stadium: Gelora Bung Karno Stadium|
Referee: Ko Hyung-jin (South Korea)
|10 September 2019 2022 WCQ R2||Malaysia||1–2||United Arab Emirates||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|20:45 UTC+8||Syafiq 1'||Report (FIFA)
|Mabkhout 43', 75'||Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura (Japan)
|5 October 2019 Friendly||Malaysia||6–0||Sri Lanka||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|20:45 UTC+8||Syafiq 9', 76', 89'
|Report||Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
Referee: Razlan Joffri Ali (Malaysia)
|10 October 2019 2022 WCQ R2||Vietnam||1–0||Malaysia||Hanoi, Vietnam|
|18:00 UTC+7||Nguyễn Quang Hải 40'||Report (FIFA)
|Stadium: Mỹ Đình National Stadium|
Referee: Mooud Bonyadifard (Iran)
|5 November 2019 Friendly||Malaysia||2–11||Maldives||Paroi, Malaysia|
||Stadium: Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium|
|9 November 2019 Friendly||Malaysia||1–0||Tajikistan||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
||Report||Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
Referee: Razlan Joffri Ali (Malaysia)
|14 November 2019 2022 WCQ R2||Malaysia||2–1||Thailand||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|20:45 UTC+8||Report (FIFA)
||Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
Referee: Ali Sabah (Iraq)
|19 November 2019 2022 WCQ R2||Malaysia||2–0||Indonesia||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)
|8 October 2020 2022 WCQ R2||United Arab Emirates||v||Malaysia||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|--:-- UTC+4||Report (FIFA)
|Stadium: Al Maktoum Stadium|
|13 October 2020 2022 WCQ R2||Malaysia||v||Vietnam||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|--:-- UTC+8||Report (FIFA)
|Stadium: Bukit Jalil National Stadium|
|17 November 2020 2022 WCQ R2||Thailand||v||Malaysia||TBD, Thailand|
|--:-- UTC+7||Report (FIFA)
- 1 : Non FIFA 'A' international match
Last update was against Indonesia on 19 November 2019.
|Afghanistan||3||2||1||0||9||2||+7||AFC||23 March 2019; Friendly|
|Australia||7||1||0||6||1||19||−18||AFC||7 October 2011; Friendly|
|Bahrain||9||2||3||4||14||20||−6||AFC||15 November 2013; 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|Bangladesh||9||6||2||1||10||3||+7||AFC||29 August 2015; Friendly|
|Bhutan||1||1||0||0||7||0||+7||AFC||1 April 2018; Friendly|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||3||0||1||2||2||5||−3||UEFA||27 June 2001; Merdeka Tournament SF|
|Brazil||1||0||0||1||0||4||−4||CONMEBOL||25 May 2002; Friendly|
|Brunei||10||10||0||0||44||3||+41||AFC||6 Aug 1999; 1999 Sea Games|
|Cambodia||27||20||3||4||81||26||+54||AFC||8 November 2018; 2018 AFF Championship|
|Canada||1||0||0||1||0||5||−5||CONCACAF||25 August 1986; Merlion Cup|
|China PR||11||0||2||9||3||32||−31||AFC||10 September 2013; Friendly|
|Chinese Taipei||10||6||2||3||22||12||+10||AFC||7 September 2018; Friendly|
|England||1||0||0||1||2||4||−2||UEFA||12 June 1991; Friendly|
|Fiji||5||2||1||2||5||8||−3||OFC||5 July 2018; Friendly|
|Finland||1||1||0||0||2||1||+1||UEFA||21 February 1997; 1997 Dunhill Cup – Friendly|
|Germany||1||0||0||1||0||3||−3||UEFA||29 August 1972; Summer Olympic|
|Hong Kong||22||10||6||6||33||24||+9||AFC||6 June 2015; Friendly|
|India||22||10||6||6||45||27||+16||AFC||16 November 2011; Friendly|
|Indonesia||75||26||18||31||107||118||–11||AFC||19 November 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Iran||5||0||0||5||0||11||−11||AFC||18 July 2007; AFC Asian Cup|
|Iraq||8||0||3||5||3||14||−11||AFC||20 October 2003; 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|Israel||2||0||0||2||3||11||−8||UEFA, AFC||3 September 1974; Asian Games|
|Jamaica||1||0||0||1||0||2||−2||CONCACAF||28 June 2007; Friendly|
|Japan||22||8||7||7||31||26||+5||AFC||7 February 2004; Friendly|
|Jordan||4||0||2||2||0||2||−2||AFC||30 August 2019; Friendly|
|Kenya||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||CAF||12 August 2009; Friendly|
|Kyrgyzstan||1||0||0||1||0||1||−1||AFC||16 October 2018; Friendly|
|Kuwait||12||2||2||8||8||29||−21||AFC||8 November 2013; Friendly|
|Laos||12||9||2||1||39||6||+33||AFC||12 November 2018; 2018 AFF Championship|
|Lesotho||2||2||0||0||9||0||+9||CAF||11 September 2009; Friendly|
|Liberia||1||1||0||0||3||1||+2||CAF||27 August 1984; Merdeka Tournament|
|Libya||3||0||2||1||2||2||0||CAF||30 September 1980; Islamic Games|
|Liechtenstein||1||0||0||1||0||1||−1||UEFA||5 October 1981; Friendly|
|Lebanon||2||0||0||2||2||4||–2||AFC||27 March 2018; 2019 AFC Asian Cup Q – 3rd Round|
|Macau||3||2||1||0||14||0||+14||AFC||28 March 2016; Friendly|
|Maldives||4||4||0||0||11||1||+10||AFC||3 November 2018; Friendly|
|Mongolia||1||0||1||0||2||2||0||AFC||22 March 2018; Friendly|
|Morocco||3||1||0||2||3||8||−5||CAF||7 February 1981; Friendly|
|Myanmar||50||23||8||19||88||67||+21||AFC||24 November 2018; 2018 AFF Championship|
|Nepal||7||6||1||0||23||0||+23||AFC||2 June 2019; Friendly|
|New Zealand||13||2||2||9||9||31||−22||OFC||23 February 2006; Friendly|
|North Korea||8||1||3||4||5||14||−9||AFC||13 November 2017; Asian Cup qualification|
|Oman||5||1||0||4||2||6||−4||AFC||23 March 2015; Friendly|
|Pakistan||4||3||0||1||15||4||+11||AFC||10 Oct 2008; Friendly|
|Palestine||4||1||0||3||4||16||−12||AFC||12 November 2015; 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Papua New Guinea||3||2||0||1||15||4||+11||OFC||14 November 2016; Friendly|
|Philippines||15||11||3||1||59||3||+56||AFC||22 March 2017; Friendly|
|Qatar||6||0||3||3||3||11||−8||AFC||19 November 2013; 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|Saudi Arabia||10||1||2||7||8||21||−13||AFC||24 March 2016; 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Senegal||1||1||0||0||1||0||+1||CAF||13 August 1982; Merdeka Tournament|
|Singapore||49||19||16||14||75||56||+19||AFC||7 October 2016; Friendly|
|South Korea||54||11||9||34||47||98||−51||AFC||3 October 2002; Asian Games|
|South Vietnam||13||7||3||3||27||15||+12||AFC||23 March 1975; Asian Cup qualification|
|Sri Lanka||9||8||0||1||33||7||+10||AFC||5 October 2019; Friendly|
|Sweden||1||0||0||1||1||3||−2||UEFA||14 November 1979; Friendly|
|Syria||4||2||0||2||10||8||+2||AFC||22 August 2017; Friendly|
|Tajikistan||1||1||0||1||2||4||−2||AFC||9 November 2019; Friendly|
|Thailand||111||41||35||35||160||150||+10||AFC||14 November 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Timor-Leste||6||5||1||0||22||3||+19||AFC||11 June 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Turkey||1||0||0||1||0||3||−3||UEFA||5 October 1980 Islamic Games|
|United Arab Emirates||9||2||0||7||6||24||−18||AFC||10 September 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|United States||1||1||0||0||3||0||+3||CONCACAF||29 August 1972; Summer Olympics|
|Uruguay||1||0||0||1||0||6||−6||CONMEBOL||1 June 1985; Friendly|
|Uzbekistan||6||0||0||6||2||21||−19||AFC||18 November 2009; Asian Cup qualification|
|Vietnam||20||5||3||12||19||26||−7||AFC||10 October 2019; 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|Yemen||2||2||0||1||4||3||+1||AFC||5 March 2014; Asian Cup qualification|
- Table above is a list of all FIFA 'A' international matches Malaysia have played against FIFA recognised teams.
The beginning of Malaysia football team match took place in Merdeka Stadium on 8 August 1963 with the combined strength of Singapore and Malaya. With the combined forces of Malaya and Singapore, the team start their match with Japan, lost 3–4. The team continued to use combination of players from Singapore and Malay Peninsula until the formation of Malaysia. The combination players with Singapore ended when the latter separated from Malaysia along with the establishment of Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and their subsequent reaffiliation with FIFA in 1965.
In 1971, James Wong of Sabah is the first player from East Malaysia to represent the country. Malaysia qualified for the 1972 Olympics in Munich, beating Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines along the way. After defeating the United States, they lost the other 2 matches to West Germany and Morocco, ranking 10th in the final standings. Malaysia won second bronze medal at the 1974 Asian Games after defeating North Korea 2–1. The team went on to qualify twice in a row for the AFC Asian Cup, in 1976 and 1980. It was only in 1977; when the FAM sent a talent scout to the East. The list continued by the late James Yaakub of Sarawak in 1977. The team also won the Merdeka Tournament three times, became runner-up four times and achieved third place twice during the 1970s. Malaysia qualified again for the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, but joined the US-led boycott of the games as the Malaysian government made a decision to protest the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.
In 1994, Malaysian football was embroiled in bribery scandals in the country. With the dearth of mainstream interest and lack of funds, Malaysian football failed to repeat the achievements of the 1970s and 1980s, despite the recruitment of Claude LeRoy. Allan Harris appointed as a new head coach in 2001. Harris came with credentials having assisted Terry Venables at FC Barcelona. In the second half of 2004, FAM appoint Bertalan Bicskei, former Hungarian goalkeeper and national coach, to succeed Allan Harris. Bicskei led the national side to third place at the regional Tiger Cup tournament, but was demoted to youth development duties by FAM for his actions during a friendly against Singapore in Penang on 8 June 2005. Bicskei, affected by the standard of officiating, threw a bottle onto the pitch before confronting a Singapore player. In September 2005, his contract was terminated after a mutual agreement.
The 2008 AFF Championship was the first time that the Malaysian squad had not passed through the group stages in 12 years. There are also reports that match-fixing and bribery. In the 2011 Asian Cup qualifiers, the Malaysian team lost 0–5 to the United Arab Emirates. In February 2009, the contracts of Sathianathan and manager Soh Chin Aun were terminated. In April 2009, K. Rajagopal was named the new coach replacing B. Sathianathan. The 2010 AFF Cup triumph under Rajagopal was the first time in history that Malaysia were crowned the champions of AFF Championship.
Since the 2010s, the expectations to regain their success in the 1980s is said to be "rising" despite the team still failed to deliver any new achievement records. In June 2014, Dollah Salleh replaced Rajagobal as the head coach after his contract has ended. Dollah guiding Malaysia to the final of the 2014 AFF Championship but failed to replicate the same form as the previous head coach. In international fixtures, the coach has also recorded a loss of 0–6 to Oman and Palestine as well as 1–1 draw against Timor-Leste. After the 0–10 defeat to the United Arab Emirates, he resigned. The place was taken by Ong Kim Swee until the end of March 2017. The official coaching post then was taken over by Nelo Vingada. On 13 June, Malaysia played their first match in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification against Lebanon. Despite having a 1–0 lead during the first half, they eventually lost the match with a score 1–2. Against Hong Kong, Malaysia managed a 1–1 draw and then a 0–2 lost. Malaysia had suffered two consecutive defeats on the hand of North Korea. Malaysia also losing the second final matches against Lebanon in Beirut by 1–2. With 1 draw and 5 defeats, Malaysia subsequently eliminated from the qualification. The coaching position was taken over by the team assistant coach Tan Cheng Hoe in late 2017 after Vingada stepped down.
|FIFA World Cup|
|1966 and 1970||Did not enter||Did not enter|
|1974||Did not qualify||Round 1||4||1||1||2||2||4|
|2022||To be determined||To be determined|
|1972||Round 1||10th of 16||3||1||0||2||3||9||Group Stage||4||4||0||0||12||0|
|1976||Did not qualify||Group Stage||4||2||0||2||17||5|
|1980||Withdrew B||Group Stage||5||4||1||0||21||3|
|1984||Did not qualify||Final Stage||12||6||3||3||16||10|
|AFC Asian Cup|
|1964||Did not qualify||Group Stage||3||1||0||2||9||10|
|1976||Group Stage||5th of 6||2||0||1||1||1||3||Group Stage||4||3||1||0||6||1|
|1980||Group Stage||6th of 10||4||1||2||1||5||5||Group Stage||4||1||2||1||5||3|
|1984||Did not qualify||Group Stage||4||2||1||1||10||3|
|Group Stage||16th of 16||3||0||0||3||1||12||Qualified as co-host|
|2011||Did not qualify||Group Stage||4||0||0||4||2||12|
|2023||To be determined||In progress|
|1996 3||Runners-up||2nd of 10||6||3||2||1||18||4|
|1998 3||Group stage||6th of 8||3||0||1||2||0||3|
|2000 3||Third place||3rd of 9||6||4||1||1||12||4|
|2002 3||Fourth place||4th of 9||5||2||1||2||9||5|
|2004 3||Third place||3rd of 10||7||5||0||2||14||9|
|2007 3||Fourth place||4th of 8||5||1||3||1||6||3|
|2008 3||Group stage||5th of 8||3||1||0||2||5||6|
|2010 3||Champion||1st of 8||7||3||2||2||12||8|
|2012 3||Fourth place||4th of 8||5||2||1||2||7||7|
|2014 3||Runners-up||2nd of 8||7||3||1||3||13||12|
|2016||Group stage||5th of 8||3||1||0||2||3||4|
|2018||Runners-up||2nd of 10||8||3||3||2||11||8|
|Asian Games C|
|1966||Group stage||10th of 11||3||0||0||3||1||4|
|1970||Group stage||10th of 10||3||0||0||3||0||4|
|1974||Bronze||3rd of 15||7||3||2||2||20||13|
|1978||Semi-finals||7th of 14||5||2||0||3||4||10|
|1982||Group stage||14th of 16||3||0||0||3||1||4|
|1986||15th or 18||3||0||1||2||2||5|
|1990||12th of 14||2||0||1||1||0||3|
|1994||11th of 18||4||1||1||2||6||11|
|1998||Did not enter|
|Southeast Asian Games C|
|1965 5||Semi-finals||4th of 5||2||0||0||2||0||4|
|1967 5||Group stage||5th of 5||2||0||0||2||1||6|
|1969 5||Bronze medal S||3rd of 5||3||2||0||1||4||5|
|1971 5||Silver medal||2nd of 7||5||4||0||1||16||6|
|1973 5||Bronze medal||3rd of 6||4||1||2||1||4||2|
|1975 5||Silver medal||2nd of 4||3||1||1||1||3||3|
|1977||Gold medal||1st of 7||5||4||0||1||24||3|
|1979||Gold medal||1st of 5||5||3||2||0||4||0|
|1981||Silver medal||2nd of 6||4||1||2||1||4||5|
|1983||Bronze medal||3rd of 7||4||1||2||1||7||3|
|1985||Bronze medal||3rd of 6||4||2||2||0||10||3|
|1987||Silver medal||2nd of 6||4||1||2||1||4||3|
|1989||Gold medal||1st of 8||5||5||0||0||11||2|
|1991||Group stage||5th of 7||3||1||0||2||2||4|
|1993||5th of 9||4||2||0||2||13||5|
|1995||7th of 10||4||1||1||2||9||5|
|1997||7th of 10||4||2||0||2||5||5|
|1999||5th of 10||4||2||0||2||10||10|
- * : Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
- 1 : The competition represent by Malaya national football team.
- 2 : The competition represent by Malaysia national under-23 football team.
- 3 : Non FIFA 'A' international competition.
- 4 : The competition represent by Malaysia national under-22 football team.
- 5 : Previously known as Southeast Asian Peninsular Games (SEAP Games).
- B : Qualified to the final round, but boycott the tournament.
- C : These matches are not regarded as part of the national team's record, nor are caps awarded.
- Q : Qualified to the final round of participating tournament.
- S : Shared the medal.
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Rubbing salt to injury when Malaysia lost to Singapore, the national media and football pundits avoided using Harimau Malaya when referring to the national team preferring to refer the team as Malaysia. Perhaps they thought it was allright to include Sarawak and Sabah when the going got rough. But when Malaysia beat Indonesia last Saturday night, the national newspapers went to town with the triumph of Harimau Malaya – when the going is good it seems there is no room for the East Malaysian states.
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