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…

  • East Germany-born Bernd Stange was brought in by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) in 2013
    Singapore's German football coach bows out after poor stint AFP News - Thu, Mar 24, 2016 3:52 PM SGT

    Singapore's German coach Bernd Stange has confirmed he will be stepping down after a lacklustre stint that leaves the football-mad city-state at 148th in the world rankings. … More »Singapore's German football coach bows out after poor stint

    East Germany-born Bernd Stange was brought in by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) in 2013

    Singapore's German coach Bernd Stange has confirmed he will be stepping down after a lacklustre stint that leaves the football-mad city-state at 148th in the world rankings. The 68-year-old said the World Cup qualifier against Afghanistan next week will be his last game in charge, local media reported Thursday. East Germany-born …

  • Nurul Adha of Malaysia (C-in blue) is surrounded by Singapore players (in red) during the women's netball final match at the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore on June 7, 2015
    Malaysians 'shocked' over netball jeers AFP News - Tue, Jun 9, 2015 12:38 AM SGT

    Malaysian journalists on Monday accused their Singaporean counterparts of jeering teenage netball players and slammed the SEA Games hosts for a lack of "decorum". The … More »Malaysians 'shocked' over netball jeers

    Nurul Adha of Malaysia (C-in blue) is surrounded by Singapore players (in red) during the women's netball final match at the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore on June 7, 2015

    Malaysian journalists on Monday accused their Singaporean counterparts of jeering teenage netball players and slammed the SEA Games hosts for a lack of "decorum". The Malay Mail rounded on Singaporean journalists after Sunday's hotly contested netball final, which the home side won 46-43 against neighbours and fierce rivals …

  • 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.

  • 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.