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FAM Ready To Consider Desailly's Offer - Tengku Abdullah

Last update: 27/02/2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 (Bernama) -- The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) are ready to consider former France international Marcel Desailly's offer to coach the national team.

FAM Deputy President Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said if Desailly was really keen, the FAM would consider the world cup winning players, request, just like other candidates.

"Desailly is among a long list of aspiring candidates for the job of national coach but when considering his experience in coaching, he may not match most of the candidates.

"However, he was a formidable player with vast experience and we have no doubt about his ability to be a good coach. Just that we need a very experienced coach for the job," he told reporters at the launch of a book titled 'Beyond Dreams' authored by former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) secretary-general Datuk Dr Peter Velappan, at Wisma OCM, here today.

Yesterday, Bernama reported that Desailly was keen to coach the Malaysian national team in the future since the post remains vacant after former coach Datuk K. Rajagobal's contract which expired on Dec 31, was not extended by the FAM.....


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