Friday, September 28, 2012

Ghani Minhat - Malaysian King Of Football

Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Minhat passed away after a long illness today.

His death is a great loss to Malaysian football and he will go down in history as Malaysia's King Of Football, together with the late Datuk Mokhtar Dahari among others.

Read all about him from Wikipedia.

Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Minhat (23 December, 1935 - 28 September, 2012) will always be remembered as one of Malaysia's greatest footballers.

He played for Selangor from the 1950s until the late 1960s as a striker.

Ghani hailed from Seremban and was the top scorer of Malaysian football - 106 goals in 15 games.

Besides representing the national football team, he also underwent training in the UK and Germany.

After his retirement he coached the national football team.