Malaysia Cup goes into its 100th year very much alive and kicking, the Malaysian Football League (MFL) are getting ready to celebrate the centenary.
And it’s coming back with a bang after surviving Covid. Last year, the Malaysia Cup had to be called off after just one round due to the virus. The stars are getting aligned, The tournament, which has a special place in the hearts of Malaysian fans, is returning in time for the full 100-year circle.
The Malaysia Cup evokes memories of legends like the late Datuk Mokhtar Dahari, Datuk Santokh Singh, Datuk Soh Chin Aun and Zainal Abidin lifting the iconic trophy.
Mokhtar, who was once dubbed Asia’s best striker, helped Selangor win the Malaysia Cup 10 times from 1972-1987, Santokh won it nine times (1972-1985), Chin Aun six times (1971-1978) and Zainal six times (1980-1999).
The biggest score in Malaysia Cup history was Selangor trouncing Terengganu 18-0.