Zainal Abidin Hassan Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Malaysian player, who obtained 102 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps; he scored 53 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

  1	     11-11-81   Chonburi	Singapore	0-1	King's Cup
  2   1	 1   13-11-81	Bangkok 	Pakistan	3-2	King's Cup
  3	 1   15-11-81   Bangkok 	Thailand	0-2	King's Cup
  4	 1    6-12-81   Manila  	Burma   	1-0	SEA Games
  5	 1    9-12-81   Pasig   	Thailand	2-2	SEA Games
  6	 1   13-12-81   Pasig   	Singapore	1-1	SEA Games
  7	 1   15-12-81   Manila  	Thailand	1-2	SEA Games
  8	 1   28- 5-83	Singapore	Singapore	1-2	SEA Games
  9	 1   30- 5-83	Singapore	Philippines	0-0	SEA Games
 10   1	 2    4- 6-83	Singapore	Thailand 	1-1	SEA Games
 11   2	 4    5- 6-83	Singapore	Brunei  	5-0	SEA Games
 12   1	 5   10- 9-83	Singapore	Singapore	1-0	Ovaltine Cup
 13   3	 8   19- 9-83	Kota Bharu	Nepal   	7-0	Merdeka Tournament
 14	 8   28- 9-83	Kuala Lumpur	Bangladesh	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 15   2	10   10-10-83	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	3-1 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 16   1	11   16-10-83	Singapore	Indonesia	1-1 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 17   1	12   20-10-83	Singapore	Singapore	2-0 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 18	12   22-10-83	Singapore	India   	3-3 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 19	12   25-10-83	Singapore	India   	2-0 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 20   1	13   28-10-83	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-0 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 21	13   11-11-83	Riyadh  	Saudi Arabia	0-2 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 22   1	14   18- 4-84	Singapore	Japan   	2-1 [!] Olympic G. Qualifier
 23   1	15   12- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	1-0	Ovaltine Cup
 24   1	16   18- 8-84	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Ovaltine Cup
 25   1	17   24- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 26   1	18   26- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-2	Merdeka Tournament
 27   3	21   29- 8-84	Kota Bharu	Liberia 	3-1	Merdeka Tournament
 28   1	22    4- 9-84	Kuala Lumpur	Papua N.Guinea	5-1	Merdeka Tournament
 29   2	24   11-10-84	Calcutta	Pakistan	5-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 30   1	25   14-10-84	Calcutta	India   	2-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 31	25   16-10-84	Calcutta	South Korea	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 32   2	27   18-10-84	Calcutta	North Yemen	4-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 33	27   10- 3-85	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 34	27   16- 3-85	Kathmandu	Nepal   	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 35   3	30   31- 3-85	Kuala Lumpur	Nepal   	5-0	World Cup Qualifier
 36	30   19- 5-85	Seoul   	South Korea	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 37   1	31    6-10-85	Singapore	Singapore	1-2	
 38   1	32   13-10-85	Singapore	Brunei  	4-0	Merlion Cup
 39	32    8-12-85	Bangkok 	Thailand	1-1	SEA Games
 40   2	34   10-12-85	Bangkok 	Philippines	6-0	SEA Games
 41   1	35   14-12-85	Bangkok 	Singapore	2-2	SEA Games
 42	35   16-12-85	Bangkok 	Indonesia	1-0	SEA Games
 43	35   22- 7-86	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 44   2	37   24- 7-86	Kuala Lumpur	India   	3-0	Merdeka Tournament
 45   1	38   27- 7-86	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	2-0	Merdeka Tournament
 46   1	39    1- 8-86	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	2-1	Merdeka Tournament
 47	39   17-12-87	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	0-1	Merdeka Tournament
 48   2	41    7- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	4-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 49	41   11- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Japan U-23	0-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 50	41   14- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Jordan  	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 51	41   18- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Kuwait  	0-5	Asian Cup Qualifier
 52	41   27- 3-89	Doha    	Qatar   	0-1	
 53	41   23- 5-89	Seoul   	Nepal   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 54	41   25- 5-89	Seoul   	Singapore	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 55	41   27- 5-89	Seoul   	South Korea	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 56	41    3- 6-89	Singapore	Singapore	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 57   1	42    7- 6-89	Singapore	Nepal   	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 58	42   21- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Philippines	3-0	SEA Games
 59	42   23- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Brunei  	2-1	SEA Games
 60	42   25- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-0	SEA Games
 61   1	43   28- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-0	SEA Games
 62	43   31- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	3-1	SEA Games
 63	43   12- 9-91	Kuala Lumpur	England 	2-4	
 64	43   19- 4-92 	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 65	43   23- 4-92	Singapore	China   	0-4	Asian Cup Qualifier
 66   1	44   25- 4-92	Singapore	Indonesia	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 67   1	45    8- 8-92	Jakarta 	Indonesia	1-1	Piala Kemerdekaan
 68	45   11- 8-92	Jakarta 	Australia	1-0	Piala Kemerdekaan
 69	45    3- 5-93	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 70   1	46    5- 5-93	Kuala Lumpur	Macao   	9-0	World Cup Qualifier
 71	46   16- 5-93	Riyadh  	Saudi Arabia	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 72   1	47    9- 6-93	Singapore	Brunei  	3-1	SEA Games
 73   1	48   11- 6-93	Singapore	Laos    	9-0	SEA Games
 74	48   13- 6-93	Singapore	Myanmar 	1-2	SEA Games
 75	48   15- 6-93	Singapore	Thailand	0-2	SEA Games
 76	48    3-10-94	Hiroshima	Uzbekistan	0-5	Asian Games
 77	48    4-12-95	Chiang Mai	Vietnam 	0-2	SEA Games
 78	48    6-12-95	Chiang Mai	Thailand	0-0	SEA Games
 79	48    8-12-95	Chiang Mai	Indonesia	0-3	SEA Games
 80   1	49   10-12-95	Lamphun 	Cambodia	9-0	SEA Games
 81	49    2- 3-96	Shah Alam	Indonesia	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 82   2	51    6- 6-96	Shah Alam	India   	5-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
 83	51    1- 9-96	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Tiger Cup
 84	51    4- 9-96	Singapore	Philippines	7-0	Tiger Cup
 85   1	52    8- 9-96	Singapore	Thailand	1-1	Tiger Cup
 86	52   10- 9-96	Singapore	Brunei  	6-0	Tiger Cup
 87	52   13- 9-96	Singapore	Indonesia	3-1	Tiger Cup
 88	52   15- 9-96	Singapore	Thailand	0-1	Tiger Cup
 89	52   21- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Finland 	2-1	Dunhill Cup
 90	52   23- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	0-0	Dunhill Cup
 91	52   25- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	China   	0-2	Dunhill Cup
 92	52   28- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Bosnia-Herzeg.	0-1	Dunhill Cup
 93	52   16- 3-97	Kuaal Lumpur	Bangladesh	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 94	52   18- 3-97	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 95	52   20- 3-97	Kuala Lumpur	Taiwan  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 96	52   27- 3-97	Jeddah  	Taiwan  	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 97	52   29- 3-97	Jeddah  	Saudi Arabia	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 98   1	53   31- 3-97	Jeddah  	Bangladesh	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 99	53    5-10-97	Jakarta 	Vietnam 	1-0	SEA Games
100	53    7-10-97	Jakarta 	Philippines	4-0	SEA Games
101	53    9-10-97	Jakarta 	Indonesia	0-4	SEA Games
102	53   14-10-97	Jakarta 	Laos    	0-1	SEA Games

[1] Malaysia won 5-4 on penalty kicks.
[2] Malaysia lost 0-3 on penalty kicks.
[3] Malaysia lost 5-6 on penalty kicks.

[!] these 8 matches were not full A for FIFA, but they are for the Malaysia FA.

NB: among other matches, the following six matches are not full A-international
    matches and therefore not included here:

             22- 9-83  Kuala Lumpur	Algeria XI	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
             24- 9-83  Kuala Terengganu	Argentina XI 	1-2	Merdeka Tournament
             16-10-85  Singapore        Yugoslavia Am.	1-5	Merlion Cup
             13-12-87  Kuala Lumpur	Cz'slovakia Ol. 0-2	Merdeka Tournament
             19- 1-88  Bangkok    	Denmark League  1-1	King's Cup
             17- 1-88  Bangkok          Soviet Union XI 0-5	King's Cup

NB: some sources claim more appearances and goals for zainal Hassan, but during
    the 80's the Malaysian National Team played 77 matches against "B" teams,
    regional countries, mixed teams, leagues, local and foreign clubs, which are
    not recognized as full A. However, other matches are being investigated.

Total Record  
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For-Against Points  Percentage  
   102    51   25   26  188-  99      127       62.25
  

Type of                  Matches and Goals 

SEA Games		    29        10
World Cup Qualifier	    18         6
Asian Cup Qualifier	    13        10
Merdeka Tournament	    11        13
Olympic Games Qualifier	     8	       6
Tiger Cup		     6	       1
Friendlies	 	     3	       1
King's Cup 		     3	       1
Asian Games  		     1	       0
Other Tournaments	    10	       5

Total:                     102        53


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