Abdul Ghani Minhat Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Malaysian player scored 61 international goals for his National Team and thereby entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with Two Score Goals for his national team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Cap  Goals    Date      Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition 
Malaya 1956-1962
 1   7	 7  17- 3-56	Kuala Lumpur	Cambodia	9-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
 2   2	 9  29- 4-56	Phnom Penh	Cambodia	2-3	Asian Cup Qualifier
 3  	 9   3- 5-56	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	0-4	Asian Cup Qualifier
 4   2	11  24- 5-56	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	3-3	Asian Cup Qualifier
 5   1	12  12- 5-57	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	
 6   1	13   1- 9-57	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	5-2	Merdeka Tournament
 7	13   3- 9-57	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	1-4	Merdeka Tournament
 8   2	15   4- 9-57	Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	3-3	Merdeka Tournament
 9   2	17   7- 9-57	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-4	Merdeka Tournament
10	17  27-10-57	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	0-1	
11	17   1-11-57	Phnom Penh	Cambodia	3-1	
12   2	19   1- 3-58	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	5-2	
13   2	21   3- 5-58	Singapore	Singapore	3-3	
14   2	23   4- 5-58	Singapore	Singapore	3-0	
15   2	25  14- 5-58	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	4-2	
16	25  25- 5-58	Tokyo   	Taiwan  	1-2	Asian Games
17	25  27- 5-58	Tokyo   	South Vietnam 	1-6	Asian Games
18	25   4- 6-58	Hongkong	Hongkong	2-2	
19	25  30- 8-58	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	3-2	Merdeka Tournament
20	25   1- 9-58	Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	3-0	Merdeka Tournament
21	25   2- 9-58	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	0-0	Merdeka Tournament
22	25   4- 9-58	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	2-0	Merdeka Tournament
23   3	28  28-12-58	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	6-2	
24   1	29   4- 1-59	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	1-3	
25   2	31  22- 1-59	Rangoon 	Burma   	4-2	
26   1	32  25- 1-59	Rangoon 	Burma   	2-3	
27   1	33  11- 5-59	Singapore	Singapore	5-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
28	33  13- 5-59	Singapore	South Vietnam 	0-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
29   1	34   2- 9-59	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	4-3	Merdeka Tournament
30	34   4- 9-59	Kuala Lumpur	India   	1-1	Merdeka Tournament
31	34   6- 9-59	Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	2-1	Merdeka Tournament
32	34  13-12-59	Bangkok 	Burma   	2-1	SEAP Games
33   1	35  14-12-59	Bangkok 	Thailand	1-3	SEAP Games
34	35  15-12-59	Bangkok 	South Vietnam 	2-1	SEAP Games
35	35   6- 5-60	Kuala Lumpur	India   	0-0	
36   2	37   5- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	3-0	Merdeka Tournament
37   3	40   7- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	8-2	Merdeka Tournament
38	40  12- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
39	40  14- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	0-0	Merdeka Tournament
40   2	42  28- 5-61	Tokyo   	Japan   	2-3	
41   1	43   2- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	3-2	Merdeka Tournament
42   1	44   5- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	3-1	Merdeka Tournament
43   1	45   9- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	India   	1-2	Merdeka Tournament
44   1	46  13- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	1-2	Merdeka Tournament
45   2	48  12-12-61	Rangoon 	Cambodia	4-0	SEAP Games
46   1	49  13-12-61	Rangoon 	Burma   	2-1	SEAP Games
47   1	50  15-12-61	Rangoon 	Thailand	2-2	SEAP Games
48   1	51  16-12-61	Rangoon 	Burma   	2-0	SEAP Games
49   3	54  26- 8-62	Jakarta 	Philippines    15-1	Asian Games
50   1	55  28- 8-62	Jakarta 	Indonesia	3-2	Asian Games
51	55  29- 8-62	Jakarta 	South Vietnam 	0-3	Asian Games
52	55   1- 9-62	Jakarta 	South Korea	1-2	Asian Games
53   1	56   3- 9-62	Jakarta 	South Vietnam 	4-1	Asian Games
54   1	57   8- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	2-2	Merdeka Tournament
55   1	58  13- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	3-2	Merdeka Tournament
56	58  15- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	0-0	Merdeka Tournament
57	58  19- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	3-1	Merdeka Tournament 
Malaysia 1963-1966
58   2	60   8- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	3-4	Merdeka Tournament
59	60  11- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	0-5	Merdeka Tournament
60	60  12- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Taiwan  	2-3	Merdeka Tournament
61	60  14- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	2-2	Merdeka Tournament
62	60  12-10-63	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-1	Olympic G. Qualifier
63	60  16-11-63	Bangkok 	Thailand	2-3	Olympic G. Qualifier
64   1	61   7-12-63	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	3-5	Asian Cup Qualifier
65	61  11-12-63	Saigon  	Thailand	3-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
66	61  14-12-63	Saigon  	Hongkong	3-4	Asian Cup Qualifier
67	61  13- 8-66	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	5-2	Merdeka Tournament
68	61  17- 8-66	Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
69	61  19- 8-66	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	0-0	Merdeka Tournament
70	61  21- 8-66	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	0-0	Merdeka Tournament
71	61  27- 8-66	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	1-2	Merdeka Tournament 
 
NB: Minhat scored 58 goals in 57 matches for Malaya (1.02) per match, making him one
    of the most prolific players in the world.  In 1963, Malaya, Singapore, North
    Borneo and Sarawak formed the Federation of Malaysia, which Singapore left in 1965.
 
Total Record  
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For-Against Points  Percentage  
    71    32   16   23  175- 131       80       56.34
  

Type of                  Matches and Goals 

Merdeka Tournament	    32	      19
Friendlies		    14	      18
Asian Cup Qualifier	     9	      13
Asian Games		     7	       5
SEAP Games		     7	       6
Olympic Games Qualifier	     2	       0 

Total:                      71        61


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Sources: The Straits Times, Berita Harian, Nanyang Siangpau, Sin Chew Daily.

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