KOTA BAHARU, Jan 7 (Bernama) -- The Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) has secured the services of national goalkeeper Khairul Fahmi Che Mat and defender Nik Shahrul Azim Ab Halim for the next five seasons when the two players signed five-year contracts with Kafa.
Apart from that, Kafa also netted 2013 Most Valuable Player and Kelantan team captain Mohd Badri Mohd Radzi in a two-year contract while winger Zairul Fitree Ishak was bonded for three years.
TRW Sdn Bhd chief executive officer, Kevin Ramalingam in making the announcement at a press conference today said the decision to tie the players for their respective durations was to enable the association continue its commitment to the players.
"While each team has its own strategy, many teams have not been very committed to their players, resulting in them giving lackluster performances.
"Therefore, Kafa has taken a different approach by binding players with maximum contracts according to the legal provisions of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), regardless of the players' performance.....