Malaysia football news: Sabah to certify new foreign signings



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We have the latest happenings in the football news in Malaysia and its related soccer issues, activities, press releases, etc. and aim to keep you always updated every day. Sabah, the 2019 Premier League champions, they have confirmed four more agreements with the new players, onwards on their 1st season from Malaysia’s top tier this year. Within a press conference that happened on Wednesday, Datuk Peter Anthony, Rhinos President, he announced the comeback of the former player forward Hector Omar Ramos from Haiti. The 29-year-old player had recently turned out for them back then in 2018. Talking about the other international signee revealed by Peter Anthony was a Thai-German forward player Dennis Buschening, who is recently played for Chainat Hornbill club, and will be included on their team roster as their ASEAN contract signing. The Rhinos concurrently have kept the services of Serbian forward Rodoljub Paunovic and South Korean defender Park Tae-soo. Regarding the other two players declared were the former Terengganu custodian Wan Muhammad Azraie Wan The and the defender Zubir Azmi, he last played for the Pahang. At this moment, there is one slot left for a foreign player to fill in, and it will be finalized after participating within the East Java Governor Cup pre-season competition in the upcoming month. Datuk Peter stated:

“We now have one more foreign player quota to fill, which we will do after the invitational competition. We can’t reveal the player now, or he will be lured away by other clubs, something that has happened before. Other clubs can offer bigger bonuses and incentives, so that’s football for you.”

Sabah’s 1st participation will be the 2020 season within the Super League since 2012, and they will be managed by the Indonesian head coach, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto.