Fan favourite Andik Vermansyah is set for a much-awaited return for Selangor after a lengthy injury layoff, and aims to score against Pahang in the Malaysia Super League (MSL) on Wednesday night.
The Indonesian flyer suffered a posterior cruciate ligament injury in the first-leg final of the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup against Thailand last December. The setback left him sidelined for five months, giving Selangor little choice but to drop him for the first half of the MSL season.
But after receiving treatment...
Defending champions Kedah gained a favourable draw for the 2017 Malaysia Cup beginning in July, with Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) drawn with 2015 winners, Selangor.
Kedah, who clinched the Malaysia FA Cup last Saturday, were grouped together with Kelantan, Melaka United and UiTM FC in Group B.
The Red Eagles are strong favourites to qualify as group winners, with the other three teams struggling to find their feet, midway through the Malaysian domestic season.
JDT will be confident about finishing top...
English-born Australian coach Eric Williams has been "rested" by struggling Melaka United ahead of Wednesday's Malaysia Super League (MSL) match against Felda United.
Melaka are 10th on the MSL table, just one point above the relegation zone. But they are showing signs of improvement after avoiding defeat in their last three league matches.
Former Yangon United coach Williams, 61, joined Melaka at the start of the season after they had been promoted to the MSL as 2016 Premier League champions.
Singapore international Sahil Suhaimi is poised to move to Malaysia Super League (MSL) side Sarawak after struggling for game time at S.League oufit Tampines Rovers.
The 24-year-old began training with Sarawak in Kuching over the weekend and hopes to sign with the Crocs in the mid-season transfer window.
Sahil is well remembered in Malaysia for coming off the bench to score two goals as LionsXII won the 2015 Malaysia FA Cup final against Kelantan at the National Stadium at Bukit Jalil.