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MALAYSIA: Mokhtar Dahari

“SuperMokh”
(13 November 1953 – 11 July 1991)

NAME: Mohamad Mokhtar Dahari, Allahyarham Dato’

POSITION: Striker

BIRTHPLACE: Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

EDUCATION:
– Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Kuantan, Kuala Lumpur (1960-1965)
– Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur (1966-1970)

APPEARANCES (GOALS):
Malaysia: 167 (125)
Selangor FA: 375 (177)
– Kwong Yik Bank FC: 13 (20)

COACHING CAREER:
– Kwong Yik Bank FC (1987)

ACHIEVEMENTS:
– Bronze medalist; Asian Games in Tehran, Iran (1974)
– Gold medalist; SEA Games (1977, 1979)
– Champion; Malaysia Cup (10 times)

HONOURS:
– Olahragawan Kebangsaan (1976)
– ‘The best Asian striker’, World Star Soccer magazine

TRIVIA:
– He scored a double for Malaysia against English giants Arsenal F.C. in a friendly match in 1975
– He scored the equalizing goal for Malaysia against England ‘B’ (managed by Bobby Robson) in 1978
– He was the captain of Selangor Selection when the team played against Diego Maradona’s Boca Juniors in a friendly game in 1982

DUNIA BOLA SEPAK

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