Zainal Abidin Hassan Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Malaysian player, who obtained 122 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps; he scored 47 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	     23-10-80	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	1-1	Merdeka Tournament
  2	     27-10-80	Kuala Lumpur	Kuwait  	2-1	Merdeka Tournament
  3	     30-10-80	Kuala Lumpur	New Zealand	2-0	Merdeka Tournament
  4	      2-11-80	Kuala Lumpur	Morocco  	1-2	Merdeka Tournament
  5	     17- 6-81	Jeonju  	South Korea	0-2	President's Cup
  6	     19- 6-81	Daegu   	Japan   	0-2	President's Cup
  7 	      5- 9-81	Kuala Lumpur	New Zealand	0-1	Merdeka Tournament
  8	      9- 9-81	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-0	Merdeka Tournament
  9	     12- 9-81	Kuala Lumpur	UA Emirates	0-1	Merdeka Tournament
 10	     15- 9-81	Kuala Lumpur	India    	2-2	Merdeka Tournament
 11	     11-11-81   Chonburi	Singapore	0-1	King's Cup
 12   1	 1   13-11-81	Bangkok 	Pakistan	3-2	King's Cup
 13	 1   15-11-81   Bangkok 	Thailand	0-2	King's Cup
 14	 1    6-12-81   Manila  	Burma   	1-0	SEA Games
 15	 1    9-12-81   Pasig   	Thailand	2-2	SEA Games
 16	 1   13-12-81   Pasig   	Singapore	1-1 [1]	SEA Games
 17	 1   15-12-81   Manila  	Thailand	1-2	SEA Games
 18	 1   10- 6-82	Seoul   	Thailand	1-1	President's Cup
 19	 1    7  8-82	Kuala Lumpur	UA Emirates	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 20	 1   13- 8-82	Kuala Lumpur	Senegal 	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 21	 1    6-10-82	Singapore	Singapore	1-0	Merlion Cup
 22	 1   10-10-82	Singapore	Brunei   	4-0	Merlion Cup
 23	 1   14-10-82	Singapore	Australia	0-5	Merlion Cup
 24	 1   17-10-82	Singapore	Indonesia  	0-0 [2]	Merlion Cup
 25	 1   28- 5-83	Singapore	Singapore	1-2	SEA Games
 26	 1   30- 5-83	Singapore	Philippines	0-0	SEA Games
 27   1	 2    4- 6-83	Singapore	Thailand 	1-1 [3]	SEA Games
 28   2	 4    5- 6-83	Singapore	Brunei  	5-0	SEA Games
 29	 4    3- 9-83	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	0-0	Ovaltine Cup
 30   1	 5   10- 9-83	Singapore	Singapore	1-0	Ovaltine Cup
 31   3	 8   19- 9-83	Kota Bharu	Algeria 	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 32	 8   22- 9-83	Kuala Lumpur	Bangladesh	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 33	 8   28- 9-83	Kuala Lumpur	Bangladesh	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 34	 8   31- 3-84	Wellington	New Zealand	0-2	
 35	 8    3- 4-84	Christchurch	New Zealand	1-6	
 36	 8    8- 4-84	Auckland	New Zealand	0-0
 37   1	 9   12- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	1-0	Ovaltine Cup
 38   1	10   18- 8-84	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Ovaltine Cup
 39   1	11   24- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 40   1	12   26- 8-84	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-2	Merdeka Tournament
 41   3	15   29- 8-84	Kota Bharu	Liberia 	3-1	Merdeka Tournament
 42   1	16    4- 9-84	Kuala Lumpur	Papua N.Guinea	5-1	Merdeka Tournament
 43   2	18   11-10-84	Calcutta	Pakistan	5-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 44   1	19   14-10-84	Calcutta	India   	2-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 45	19   16-10-84	Calcutta	South Korea	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 46   2	21   18-10-84	Calcutta	North Yemen	4-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 47	21   10- 3-85	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 48	21   16- 3-85	Kathmandu	Nepal   	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 49   3	24   31- 3-85	Kuala Lumpur	Nepal   	5-0	World Cup Qualifier
 50	24   19- 5-85	Seoul   	South Korea	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 51     24   30- 7-85	Kuala Lumpur	Ghana   	1-0	Merdeka Tournament
 52	24   29- 9-85	Johor Bahru	Singapore	1-1 
 53   1	25    6-10-85	Singapore	Singapore	1-2	
 54   1	26   13-10-85	Singapore	Brunei  	4-0	Merlion Cup
 55    	26   20-10-85	Singapore	Singapore	0-2	Merlion Cup
 56    	26   23-10-85	Singapore	Singapore	0-4	Merlion Cup
 57	26    8-12-85	Bangkok 	Thailand	1-1	SEA Games
 58   2	28   10-12-85	Bangkok 	Philippines	6-0	SEA Games
 59   1	29   14-12-85	Bangkok 	Singapore	2-2 [4]	SEA Games
 60	29   16-12-85	Bangkok 	Indonesia	1-0	SEA Games
 61   2	31   24- 7-86	Kuala Lumpur	India   	3-0	Merdeka Tournament
 62   1	32   27- 7-86	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	2-0	Merdeka Tournament
 63   1	33    1- 8-86	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	2-1	Merdeka Tournament
 64	33   21- 9-86	Gwangju 	Saudi Arabia	1-3	Asian Games
 65	33   23- 9-86	Gwangju 	Qatar   	1-1	Asian Games
 66	33   27- 9-86	Gwangju 	Indonesia	0-1	Asian Games
 67	33   17-12-87	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	0-1	Merdeka Tournament
 68   2	35    7- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	4-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 69	35   11- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Japan U-23	0-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 70	35   14- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Jordan  	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
 71	35   18- 4-88	Kuala Lumpur	Kuwait  	0-5	Asian Cup Qualifier
 72	35   27- 3-89	Doha    	Qatar   	0-1	
 73	35   23- 5-89	Seoul   	Nepal   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 74	35   25- 5-89	Seoul   	Singapore	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 75	35   27- 5-89	Seoul   	South Korea	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 76	35    3- 6-89	Singapore	Singapore	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 77   1	36    7- 6-89	Singapore	Nepal   	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 78	36   21- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Philippines	3-0	SEA Games
 79	36   23- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Brunei  	2-1	SEA Games
 80	36   25- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-0	SEA Games
 81   1	37   28- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-0	SEA Games
 82	37   31- 8-89	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	3-1	SEA Games
 83	37   12- 9-91	Kuala Lumpur	England 	2-4	
 84	37   19- 4-92 	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 85	37   23- 4-92	Singapore	China   	0-4	Asian Cup Qualifier
 86   1	38   25- 4-92	Singapore	Indonesia	1-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 87   1	39    8- 8-92	Jakarta 	Indonesia	1-1	Piala Kemerdekaan
 88	39   11- 8-92	Jakarta 	Australia	1-0	Piala Kemerdekaan
 89	39    1- 5-93	Kuala Lumpur	Kuwait   	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 90	39    3- 5-93	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 91   1	40    5- 5-93	Kuala Lumpur	Macao   	9-0	World Cup Qualifier
 92	40   16- 5-93	Riyadh  	Saudi Arabia	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 93   1	41    9- 6-93	Singapore	Brunei  	3-1	SEA Games
 94   1	42   11- 6-93	Singapore	Laos    	9-0	SEA Games
 95	42   13- 6-93	Singapore	Myanmar 	1-2	SEA Games
 96	42   15- 6-93	Singapore	Thailand	0-2	SEA Games
 97	42    4-12-95	Chiang Mai	Vietnam 	0-2	SEA Games
 98	42    6-12-95	Chiang Mai	Thailand	0-0	SEA Games
 99	42    8-12-95	Chiang Mai	Indonesia	0-3	SEA Games
100   1	43   10-12-95	Lamphun 	Cambodia	9-0	SEA Games
101	43    2- 3-96	Shah Alam	Indonesia	0-0	Asian Cup Qualifier
102   2	45    6- 6-96	Shah Alam	India   	5-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
103	45    1- 9-96	Singapore	Singapore	1-1	Tiger Cup
104	45    4- 9-96	Singapore	Philippines	7-0	Tiger Cup
105   1	46    8- 9-96	Singapore	Thailand	1-1	Tiger Cup
106	46   10- 9-96	Singapore	Brunei  	6-0	Tiger Cup
107	46   13- 9-96	Singapore	Indonesia	3-1	Tiger Cup
108	46   15- 9-96	Singapore	Thailand	0-1	Tiger Cup
109	46   21- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Finland 	2-1	Dunhill Cup
110	46   23- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	0-0	Dunhill Cup
111	46   25- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	China   	0-2	Dunhill Cup
112	46   28- 2-97	Kuala Lumpur	Bosnia-Herzeg.	0-1	Dunhill Cup
113	46   16- 3-97	Kuaal Lumpur	Bangladesh	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
114	46   18- 3-97	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
115	46   20- 3-97	Kuala Lumpur	Taiwan  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
116	46   27- 3-97	Jeddah  	Taiwan  	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
117	46   29- 3-97	Jeddah  	Saudi Arabia	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
118   1	47   31- 3-97	Jeddah  	Bangladesh	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
119	47    5-10-97	Jakarta 	Vietnam 	1-0	SEA Games
120	47    7-10-97	Jakarta 	Philippines	4-0	SEA Games
121	47    9-10-97	Jakarta 	Indonesia	0-4	SEA Games
122	47   14-10-97	Jakarta 	Laos    	0-1	SEA Games

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

NB: the following matches are not full A-international matches and therefore not included here:
 
             24- 9-83   K. Terengganu	Argentina XI 	1-2	Merdeka Tournament
(2 goals)    10-10-83	Kuala Lumpur	Saudi Arabia	3-1     Olympic G. Qualifier
(1 goal)     16-10-83	Singapore	Indonesia	1-1     Olympic G. Qualifier
(1 goal)     20-10-83	Singapore	Singapore	2-0     Olympic G. Qualifier
             22-10-83	Singapore	India   	3-3     Olympic G. Qualifier
             25-10-83	Singapore	India   	2-0     Olympic G. Qualifier
(1 goal)     28-10-83	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	2-0     Olympic G. Qualifier 
             16- 4-84	Singapore	Qatar   	0-2	Olympic G. Qualifier
(1 goal)     18- 4-84	Singapore	Japan   	2-1     Olympic G. Qualifier
             23- 4-84	Singapore	Thailand	0-0	Olympic G. Qualifier
             26- 4-84	Singapore	Iraq    	0-2	Olympic G. Qualifier 
             16-10-85   Singapore       Yugoslavia Am.	1-5	Merlion Cup 
             14- 3-87	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand   	0-1	Olympic G. Qualifier
             18- 3-87	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand   	2-2	Olympic G. Qualifier 
             13-12-87   Kuala Lumpur	Cz'slovakia Ol. 0-2	Merdeka Tournament
             17- 1-88   Bangkok         Soviet Union XI 0-5	King's Cup
             19- 1-88   Bangkok    	Denmark League  1-1	King's Cup 
 

Total Record  
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For-Against Points  Percentage  
   122    54   32   36  197- 125      140       57.38
  

Type of                  Matches and Goals 

SEA Games		    29        10
Merdeka Tournament	    22        13 
World Cup Qualifier	    19         6
Asian Cup Qualifier	    13        10
Friendlies	 	     7	       1
Merlion Cup                  7	       1
Tiger Cup		     6	       1
King's Cup 		     3	       1
President's Cup              3	       0
Asian Games  		     3	       0
Other Tournaments	    10	       4

Total:                     122        47


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