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We have the latest happening in the field of football news in Malaysia and its related soccer issues, activities, press releases, etc. and aim to keep you always updated every day. Malaysia – Ong Kim Swee, the former national under-22 head coach will have an offer from the FAM or Football Association of Malaysia, the most possible position is the director of youth football. The FAM is interested to have an agreement with Kim Swee, who was serving the Malaysian country as a coach in the national body for more than 10 years and counting, the director of the youth football duty and talks between both sides have been interesting. In his foregoing arrangement with FAM, Ong Kim performed his duties both as the coach in Under-22 and as the youth football director. Stuart Ramalingam, FAM secretary-general stated yesterday:
“The director of youth football job is nothing new for Kim Swee. In the last 18 months, he was also heading our youth football department. He is a deal for that position as he understands how youth development works in Malaysia. We have had discussions with Kim Swee, and things are looking positive.”
Dated on December 5, FAM announced that they will not be extending Ong Kim’s agreement after the upset regarding the performances at the AFC Under-23 qualifications and the Philippines SEA Games. In the AFC qualifying round in Shah Alam back then in March, the Malaysian team was edged by the China side on goal difference for a place in next month’s competition proper in Thailand. At the finished tournament of the Philippines SEA Games, the squad didn’t make it to the semifinals after the disappointing losses to Cambodia 3 – 1 and to the Philippines 1 – 0 within the group stage.