Coverage of the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup
Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin speaks at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia debates pulling out of soccer cup over Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown

By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is considering pulling out of a soccer tournament co-hosted by Myanmar in protest at its crackdown on ethnic Rohingya Muslims, a senior Malaysian official sa…

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Philippines
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Sat 8 Dec, 2000hrs (SIN/ PHL)
Singapore
Malaysia
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Sun 9 Dec, 2000hrs (SIN/ PHL)
Thailand
Singapore
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Wed 12 Dec, 2000hrs (SIN/ PHL)
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Thu 13 Dec, 2000hrs (SIN/ PHL)
Malaysia
  • Vietnam's national soccer team head coach Toshiya Miura is seen before the international soccer friendly match against North Korea at My Dinh stadium in Hanoi
    Vietnam fires Japanese coach for being too tough Reuters - Thu, Jan 28, 2016 10:59 PM SGT

    Vietnam fired Japanese coach Toshiya Miura on Thursday after complaints about tough tactics and excessive physical demands on players, leaving the national team without … More »Vietnam fires Japanese coach for being too tough

    Vietnam's national soccer team head coach Toshiya Miura is seen before the international soccer friendly match against North Korea at My Dinh stadium in Hanoi

    Vietnam fired Japanese coach Toshiya Miura on Thursday after complaints about tough tactics and excessive physical demands on players, leaving the national team without a boss in the middle of a World Cup qualifying campaign. The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) said top officials unanimously agreed to dispense with Miura, …

  • Former Football Association of Malaysia vice president Subahan Kamal said football hooliganism was becoming a worrying trend in the country
    Malaysia FA cup semi-final erupts into violence AFP News - Mon, May 18, 2015 2:53 PM SGT

    Police fired 30 rounds of tear gas to disperse rioting fans and arrested 25 after a Malaysia FA Cup semi-final between Terengganu and Singapore's Lions XII, a senior … More »Malaysia FA cup semi-final erupts into violence

    Former Football Association of Malaysia vice president Subahan Kamal said football hooliganism was becoming a worrying trend in the country

    Police fired 30 rounds of tear gas to disperse rioting fans and arrested 25 after a Malaysia FA Cup semi-final between Terengganu and Singapore's Lions XII, a senior security official said Monday. Terengganu fans allegedly torched an ambulance and broke stadium doors after their team failed to reach the cup final, despite …

  • Asia's football body urges other sports governing bodies in the region to follow its lead after the flagship Asian Cup passes off with no evidence of match-fixing
    No match-fixing at Asian Cup, says AFC AFP News - Tue, Feb 17, 2015 5:53 PM SGT

    Asia's football body Tuesday urged other sports governing bodies in the region to follow its lead after the flagship Asian Cup passed off with no evidence of match-fixing. … More »No match-fixing at Asian Cup, says AFC

    Asia's football body urges other sports governing bodies in the region to follow its lead after the flagship Asian Cup passes off with no evidence of match-fixing

    Asia's football body Tuesday urged other sports governing bodies in the region to follow its lead after the flagship Asian Cup passed off with no evidence of match-fixing. Corruption has long plagued Asian sport but the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said extensive planning and monitoring had kept the fixers at bay. …

  • Thailand's Dangda fights for the ball with Laos' Lithideth and Phommapanya in their qualifying round match during AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 soccer tournament in Jakarta
    Thai striker Teerasil ends breakthrough Spain stint Reuters - Fri, Jan 23, 2015 2:07 PM SGT

    Teerasil Dangda, the first Thai to play in Spain's top flight, has cut short his one-year loan deal with Almeria and will return home to play for Muangthong United.  … More »Thai striker Teerasil ends breakthrough Spain stint

    Thailand's Dangda fights for the ball with Laos' Lithideth and Phommapanya in their qualifying round match during AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 soccer tournament in Jakarta

    Teerasil Dangda, the first Thai to play in Spain's top flight, has cut short his one-year loan deal with Almeria and will return home to play for Muangthong United. Teerasil, who also had a trial at Atletico Madrid and signed but never played for Manchester City, said the language barrier had proved too great an obstacle …

  • Chanathip Songkrasin (right) celebrates after scoring for Thailand against Malaysia in the AFF Suzuki Cup final second-leg in Kuala Lumpur on December 20, 2014
    Chappuis, Thai Messi break Malaysian hearts AFP News - Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:37 PM SGT

    Late strikes from Swiss-born Charyl Chappuis and Chanathip "Messi Jay" Songkrasin broke Malaysian hearts as Thailand won their fourth Southeast Asian title … More »Chappuis, Thai Messi break Malaysian hearts

    Chanathip Songkrasin (right) celebrates after scoring for Thailand against Malaysia in the AFF Suzuki Cup final second-leg in Kuala Lumpur on December 20, 2014

    Late strikes from Swiss-born Charyl Chappuis and Chanathip "Messi Jay" Songkrasin broke Malaysian hearts as Thailand won their fourth Southeast Asian title in a dramatic AFF Suzuki Cup final on Saturday.

  • Kroekrit Thawikan of Thailand celebrates after scoring against Malaysia during their first leg final match of AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 in Bangkok
    Thais grab Suzuki Cup first-leg win over Malaysia Reuters - Wed, Dec 17, 2014 11:50 PM SGT

    By Martin Petty and Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand struck two late goals, including a penalty, to snatch a 2-0 first-leg home win over Malaysia in the … More »Thais grab Suzuki Cup first-leg win over Malaysia

    Kroekrit Thawikan of Thailand celebrates after scoring against Malaysia during their first leg final match of AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 in Bangkok

    By Martin Petty and Kaweewit Kaewjinda BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand struck two late goals, including a penalty, to snatch a 2-0 first-leg home win over Malaysia in the Suzuki Cup final on Wednesday which was just reward for their relentless pressure in an action-packed game. They broke the deadlock with 18 minutes remaining …

  • Charyl Chappuis of Thailand (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring aginst Malaysia in the Suzuki Cup final at the Rajamangala stadium in Bangkok on December 17, 2014
    Late goals edge Thailand ahead in Suzuki Cup final AFP News - Wed, Dec 17, 2014 11:13 PM SGT

    Thailand hold a two-goal advantage in the AFF Suzuki Cup final after a penalty and a late strike gave the three-time champions a deserved 2-0 win over Malaysia in Bangkok … More »Late goals edge Thailand ahead in Suzuki Cup final

    Charyl Chappuis of Thailand (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring aginst Malaysia in the Suzuki Cup final at the Rajamangala stadium in Bangkok on December 17, 2014

    Thailand hold a two-goal advantage in the AFF Suzuki Cup final after a penalty and a late strike gave the three-time champions a deserved 2-0 win over Malaysia in Bangkok on Wednesday.

  • Malaysian supporters light flares after the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 first leg semi-final football match between Vietnam at the Shah Alam Stadium on December 7, 2014
    Malaysian football fans in court over Suzuki Cup violence AFP News - Wed, Dec 17, 2014 8:25 AM SGT

    Five Malaysian football fans accused of attacking Vietnamese supporters during a heated Suzuki Cup semi-final earlier this month pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, local … More »Malaysian football fans in court over Suzuki Cup violence

    Malaysian supporters light flares after the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 first leg semi-final football match between Vietnam at the Shah Alam Stadium on December 7, 2014

    Five Malaysian football fans accused of attacking Vietnamese supporters during a heated Suzuki Cup semi-final earlier this month pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, local news agency Bernama reported.

  • Vietnam forward Le Cong Vinh walks back to the dressing room after his side were defeated 4-2 by Malaysia in the second leg of the semi-final of the AFF Suzuki Cup on December 11, 2014
    Vietnam to probe embarassing Suzuki Malaysia loss AFP News - Fri, Dec 12, 2014 7:10 PM SGT

    Vietnam's football authorities will investigate the country's team for suspected foul play after their disastrous 4-2 loss to Malaysia at the AFF Suzuki Cup, … More »Vietnam to probe embarassing Suzuki Malaysia loss

    Vietnam forward Le Cong Vinh walks back to the dressing room after his side were defeated 4-2 by Malaysia in the second leg of the semi-final of the AFF Suzuki Cup on December 11, 2014

    Vietnam's football authorities will investigate the country's team for suspected foul play after their disastrous 4-2 loss to Malaysia at the AFF Suzuki Cup, an official said Friday, amid suspicions of match-fixing.

  • Malaysia's Modh Amri Bin Yahyah (right) and Vietnam's Thanh Luong during the semi-final AFF Suzuki Cup return match in Hanoi on December 11, 2014
    Malaysia stun Vietnam to reach Suzuki Cup final AFP News - Thu, Dec 11, 2014 11:29 PM SGT

    Malaysia scored four first-half goals as they trounced Vietnam 4-2 at My Dinh Stadium on Thursday to advance to the AFF Suzuki Cup final for the second time in four  … More »Malaysia stun Vietnam to reach Suzuki Cup final

    Malaysia's Modh Amri Bin Yahyah (right) and Vietnam's Thanh Luong during the semi-final AFF Suzuki Cup return match in Hanoi on December 11, 2014

    Malaysia scored four first-half goals as they trounced Vietnam 4-2 at My Dinh Stadium on Thursday to advance to the AFF Suzuki Cup final for the second time in four years.

  • Kroekrit Thawikan of Thailand (right), pictured during the first leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final against the Philippines on December 6, 2014, scored twice in the second leg
    Kroekrit double sends Thais through to Suzuki Cup final AFP News - Wed, Dec 10, 2014 11:36 PM SGT

    Thailand booked their place in the AFF Suzuki Cup final when they saw off the Philippines 3-0 in the second-leg of their semi-final at the Rajamangala Stadium on Wed … More »Kroekrit double sends Thais through to Suzuki Cup final

    Kroekrit Thawikan of Thailand (right), pictured during the first leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final against the Philippines on December 6, 2014, scored twice in the second leg

    Thailand booked their place in the AFF Suzuki Cup final when they saw off the Philippines 3-0 in the second-leg of their semi-final at the Rajamangala Stadium on Wednesday.

  • Shah Alam stadium is pictured at the end of the first leg of the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup 2014 semi final Vietnam against Malaysia at Shah Alam stadium in Kuala Lumpur
    Vietnam officials to beef up security for Suzuki Cup Reuters - Wed, Dec 10, 2014 4:57 PM SGT

    By Mai Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese authorities have promised to beef up security and protect visiting Malaysian fans at Thursday's AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final. … More »Vietnam officials to beef up security for Suzuki Cup

    Shah Alam stadium is pictured at the end of the first leg of the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup 2014 semi final Vietnam against Malaysia at Shah Alam stadium in Kuala Lumpur

    By Mai Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnamese authorities have promised to beef up security and protect visiting Malaysian fans at Thursday's AFF Suzuki Cup semi-final. Officials said they would deploy thousands of police and separate rival supporters to avoid a repeat of the violent clashes that marred Sunday's first …

  • Key Battles: Vietnam vs Malaysia
    Key Battles: Vietnam vs Malaysia GOAL.com - Tue, Dec 9, 2014 3:27 PM SGT

    Goal predicts that the Malaysia players returning from suspension will change the tone of this second leg semi-final match in the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup. More »Key Battles: Vietnam vs Malaysia

    Key Battles: Vietnam vs Malaysia

    Goal predicts that the Malaysia players returning from suspension will change the tone of this second leg semi-final match in the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup.

  • VFF president displeased with security at Shah Alam Stadium
    VFF president displeased with security at Shah Alam Stadium GOAL.com - Tue, Dec 9, 2014 11:00 AM SGT

    VFF president Le Hung Dung has slammed the security at the Shah Alam Stadium and assured that there will be maximum security at the My Dinh Stadium More »VFF president displeased with security at Shah Alam Stadium

    VFF president displeased with security at Shah Alam Stadium

    VFF president Le Hung Dung has slammed the security at the Shah Alam Stadium and assured that there will be maximum security at the My Dinh Stadium

  • Malaysian supporters light flares after the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 first leg semi-final football match between Vietnam at the Shah Alam Stadium on December 7, 2014
    Malaysia apologises to Vietnam over fan violence AFP News - Mon, Dec 8, 2014 2:35 PM SGT

    Malaysia's sports minister apologised on Monday after home fans attacked Vietnamese supporters during a Suzuki Cup semi-final, in ugly scenes that resulted in five … More »Malaysia apologises to Vietnam over fan violence

    Malaysian supporters light flares after the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 first leg semi-final football match between Vietnam at the Shah Alam Stadium on December 7, 2014

    Malaysia's sports minister apologised on Monday after home fans attacked Vietnamese supporters during a Suzuki Cup semi-final, in ugly scenes that resulted in five arrests.

  • AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 Videos
    AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 Videos GOAL.com - Thu, Dec 4, 2014 7:20 PM SGT

    Catch up and review all the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 action in our video collection now! More »AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 Videos

    AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 Videos

    Catch up and review all the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 action in our video collection now!

  • Game between Malaysia-Vietnam will start at 8PM
    Game between Malaysia-Vietnam will start at 8PM GOAL.com - Thu, Dec 4, 2014 10:00 AM SGT

    AFF have insisted that there will be no changes to the kick-off time between Malaysia and Vietnam, and will remain at 8pm this Sunday More »Game between Malaysia-Vietnam will start at 8PM

    Game between Malaysia-Vietnam will start at 8PM

    AFF have insisted that there will be no changes to the kick-off time between Malaysia and Vietnam, and will remain at 8pm this Sunday

  • Singaporean football national team coach Bernd Stange from Germany is facing calls for his dismissal after a 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Malaysia saw the defending champions knocked out of the AFF Suzuki Cup
    Singapore's Stange faces sack calls after Suzuki Cup exit AFP News - Mon, Dec 1, 2014 3:12 PM SGT

    Singapore coach Bernd Stange on Monday faced calls for his dismissal after a 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Malaysia saw the defending champions knocked out of the AFF Suzuki … More »Singapore's Stange faces sack calls after Suzuki Cup exit

    Singaporean football national team coach Bernd Stange from Germany is facing calls for his dismissal after a 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Malaysia saw the defending champions knocked out of the AFF Suzuki Cup

    Singapore coach Bernd Stange on Monday faced calls for his dismissal after a 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Malaysia saw the defending champions knocked out of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

  • Khairul Amri (right) scores Singapore against against Malaysia at the National stadium in Singapore on November 29, 2014
    Late Malaysia goals send Singapore out of Suzuki Cup AFP News - Sat, Nov 29, 2014 11:23 PM SGT

    A stoppage-time penalty by Safiq Rahim and a shot by Indra Putra Mahayuddin into an unguarded net gave Malaysia a 3-1 win over Singapore on Saturday as the defending … More »Late Malaysia goals send Singapore out of Suzuki Cup

    Khairul Amri (right) scores Singapore against against Malaysia at the National stadium in Singapore on November 29, 2014

    A stoppage-time penalty by Safiq Rahim and a shot by Indra Putra Mahayuddin into an unguarded net gave Malaysia a 3-1 win over Singapore on Saturday as the defending champions were eliminated from the AFF Suzuki Cup.

  • Philippines' midfielder Medina Bahadoran (centre) challenges Indonesia's goalkeeper Kurnia Meiger Hermansyah for the ball during an AFF Suzuki 2014 Cup match at Hanoi's My Dinh stadium on November 25, 2014
    Philippines first team into Suzuki Cup semis AFP News - Tue, Nov 25, 2014 10:51 PM SGT

    The Philippines became the first team to book a place in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup after they demolished 10-man Indonesia 4-0 in Hanoi on Tuesday. More »Philippines first team into Suzuki Cup semis

    Philippines' midfielder Medina Bahadoran (centre) challenges Indonesia's goalkeeper Kurnia Meiger Hermansyah for the ball during an AFF Suzuki 2014 Cup match at Hanoi's My Dinh stadium on November 25, 2014

    The Philippines became the first team to book a place in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup after they demolished 10-man Indonesia 4-0 in Hanoi on Tuesday.

 
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