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Malay World Cup


The Malay World Cup™ (or simply called World Cup) is a regional football tournament contested by senior men's national teams of the countries in Tanah Melayu. The tournament founded in 2018 and played for the first time in June 2018. The Malay World Cup is planned to be held twice or three times a year. The competition originally initiated and organized by Ozan Türüç, chairman of Zeniyadh Football Association for the first edition, but will be managed by regional associations in the future. Today all regional football agendas managed by regional confederation named Confédération Malaya de Football Association (CMFA)

History


First Edition
In march 2018 Ozan Türüç, the chairman of Zenidhian Football Ilişki (ZFI) officially announce his plan to held a regional tournament which will be participated by the national team of malay countries. ZFI initiated to organize and host the tournament since there was no regional football association in Tanah Melayu. The govenment of Zeniyadh confirmed that they approved ZFI proposal to host the tournament three days later. Benzani and Mahkama will be the venue city for the tournament.

The 2018 Malay World Cup in Zeniyadh is the first ever regional football tournament to be held in Tanah Melayu. Six countries participated in this tournament, including two replacing team. All total 9 matches played in two venues in two cities in Zeniyadh. The final take place on 30 June at The Fuaddi National Stadium in Benzani. Zeniyadh the host country, were eliminated in the semifinal. While Sumatra Timur became the first ever Malay World Cup Winner.

Host
In early 2018 ZFI announce that they're interested to held a regional football tournament in Tanah Melayu. Few days later the government of Zeniyadh approve ZFI proposal to host the tournament. And later ZFI confirmed Zeniyadh as host country for the tournament. All matches will be played in the city of Zeniyadh and Mahkama. The Fuaddi National Stadium in Benzani was the most used stadium for tournament, which hosted 6 matches including all semi-finals and the final. The other 3 matches hosted by Mahkamasaray Arena in Mahkama.

Host Country : Zeniyadh
Dates : 15-30 June 2018
Venues : 2 stadium in 2 cities (Benzani & Mahkama)

Participating Teams and Officials
The tournament participant registration has been officially opened since early march 2018. There's no qualification nor specific requirements for all countries who interested to join the competition. On March 19th ZFI announce that the registration for tournament participation officially closed. At the time, there's six countries who already approved to join the tournament, are :
Zeniyadh
Sharktail
Khantari
Madditottoman*
United fadzelikrime**
Southeastern malaya

But later, three participants threatened to be disqualified due to some reason. Madditottoman and United Fadzelikrime are ceased to exit, and Sharktail leave Tanah Melayu region before the tournament started. The ZFI finally approve Sumatra Timur and Steelbaron proposal to replace two CE countries, while Sharktail participation still validated and they're become the only non-malay nation to join the Malay World Cup.

The six participating teams were drawn into two groups. These teams drawn without seeded pot, but Zeniyadh as host were automatically entered group A. The draw took place on 5 May in Mahkama. The result was announced by ZFI at the same day.

Draw Result

Group A

Group B

Zeniyadh
Steelbaron
Southeastern malaya

Sumatra Timur
Khantari
Sharktail

On 1 June, two weeks befor the tournament, ZFI published a list of 52 prospective referees, each paired, on the basis of nationality, with two assistant referees, for the tournament. On 8 June, the ZFI appointed five referee trios and three support duos representing 7 different countries for the tournament. Igor Kamaru from South East United acted as referee in the opening match whereas Adam Leeson from Steelbaron acted as referee in the final.

List of Officials

Referee

Assistans

Support

Igor Kamaru (South East United)

Anton Annieva (South East United) Kenny Johnson (South East United)

Ryan West (Khantari) / Marcus Potts (Ravenweather)

Adam Leeson (Steelbaron)

Harry Jones (Steelbaron) Marcus Norton(Steelbaron)

Ryan West (Khantari) / Marcus Potts (Ravenweather)

Sudjono (Nusalia)

Bowo Susanto (Nusalia) Irfan Tatang (Nusalia)

Lukas Wamenor (Indonesia timur) / Reza Pane (Sumatra Timur)

Ubay Sutrisna (Priangan)

Dwi Putra Tanjung (Priangan) Suryadi Sanjaya(Priangan)

Lukas Wamenor (Indonesia timur) / Reza Pane (Sumatra Timur)

Hussein Alamsyah (Samudera Darussalam)

Omar Nugraha (Samudera Darussalam) Arifin Firmansyah (Samudera Darussalam)

Fekir Suleiman(Zeniyadh) / Insan Kuwat (Sudong)

Format
The first round, or group stage, was a competition between the 6 teams divided among two groups of three, where each group engaged in a round-robin tournament within itself. The two highest ranked teams in each group advanced to the semi-finals. Teams were awarded three points for a win and one for a draw. When comparing teams in a group over-all result came before head-to-head. In the semi-finals and final stage, a draw after 90 minutes of regulation time was followed by two 15 minute periods of extra time to determine a winner. If the teams were still tied, a penalty shoot-out was held to determine a winner.

Group Stage

Pos

Team

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

Group A

1

Zeniyadh

2

1

0

1

3

1

+2

3

2

Southeastern malaya

2

1

0

1

1

1

+0

3

3

Steelbaron

2

1

0

1

1

3

-2

3

Group B

1

Sumatra Timur

2

1

1

0

4

3

+1

4

2

Khantari

2

1

0

1

1

1

+0

3

3

Sharktail

2

0

1

1

3

4

-1

1

Group A

15 June

Zeniyadh

0-1

Southeastern malaya

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani

17 June

Southeastern malaya

0-1

Steelbaron

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani

18 June

Zeniyadh

3-0

Steelbaron

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani

Group B

15 June

Sumatra Timur

3-3

Sharktail

Mahkamasaray Arena, Mahkama

17 June

Sharktail

0-1

Khantari

Mahkamasaray Arena, Mahkama

18 June

Sumatra Timur

1-0

Khantari

Mahkamasaray Arena, Mahkama

Knockout Stage

Semi-Finals

22 June

Sumatra Timur

2-0

Southeastern malaya

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani

22 June

Zeniyadh

1-2

Khantari

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani

Final

30 June

Khantari

3-4

Sumatra Timur

Fuaddi National Stadium, Benzani



Second Edition
After the first edition of Malay World Cup, CMFA took over the tournament from ZFI. The tournament held on 5-20 October 2018 in five different cities in Khantari. The number of participating teams doubled from the previous edition with 12 teams. Total 34 matches played in this tournament. Zeniyadh won the tournament after they defeat Pauh Janggi in the final. The host Khantari failed to reach the final but able to finish at third place.

Host
On 23 August 2018 CMFA open bidding to host the 2nd Malay World Cup. All countries in Tanah Melayu allowed to submit their bid until 12 September. All submitted bid will be evaluated by CMFA to determine two bidding finalist. The final round between two selected finalist will be held by regional vote to choose the tournament host.

Bidding Nations:
1. Khantari
2. South East United

On 12 September 2018 CMFA announce that Both bidding nations automatically advanced to the final round because there's only two candidate. The final round held on 15-21 September 2018 and all malay countries are eligible to vote in the final round. But all two bidding nations Khantari and SEU were ineligible to vote. 10 countries represented by their national football association participate in this round. The Khantari bid won receiving 8 votes, while SEU bid receiving 2 votes. No countries vote for "neither" although there's an option in the ballot.

Election Result

Option

Voters

Khantari

8

Sumatra Timur, Urawan, Samudera Darussalam, Greythrone, Steelbaron, Eraman, Pauh janggi, Zeniyadh

SEU

2

Ravenweather, Wuriya

Neither

0

-

Host Country : Khantari
Dates : 5-20 October 2018

Venues
Khantari proposed the following cities : Fort Raleigh, Lhanaton, Fogington, Invester, and Oldenhurst. Each city has one stadium, which means 5 stadiums will be used to host the tournament. On 28 september, Khantari announce the five stadiums for 2nd Malay World Cup.

City

Stadium

Opened

Capacity

Fort Raleigh

Grefberg Stadium

2013

51,200

Lhanaton

Xavam Stadium

2016

44,000

Fogington

Fogington Stadium

2014

35,000

Invester

N. Eaglewood Stadium

2016

39,000

Oldenhurst

Ironchruch Mine Stadium

2016

40,000

Team Base Camps
Base camps were used by the 12 national squads to stay and train before and during the Malay World Cup tournament. On 1 October 2018, Khantari announced the base camps for each participating team.
• Lhanaton
- Greythrone: Norarder FC training ground /Stuart International Hotel
- Khantari: National Football Academy/Royalbridge Lhanaton
- Tolol: Lhanaton Xavam FC training ground /Grand Sabre Hyatt

• Fogington
- Pauh Janggi: Fogington FC training ground /Grand Sabre Fogington
- SEU: Guiltydump City FC training ground /Carlos Havard Inn
- Steelbaron: Culaton FC training ground /Oxygen Fogington Beach

• Invester
- Sandhora: Langingdene FC training ground /Trader Courts Invester
- Tahkalen: Worthberry FC training ground /H2O Inn
- Wuriya: Inverster FC training ground /Grand Sabre Invester

• Oldenhurst
- Eraman: University of Eagleford training ground/Trader Courts Oldenhurst
- Samudera Darussalam: Astington FC training ground /Farman Hotel
- Zeniyadh: Oldenhurst FC training ground /Cloud 9 Oldenhurst

Participating Teams and Officials
Like the previous edition the tournament organizer (CMFA) allow all malay nations to sign up them self. There's no still qualification nor specific requirements for all countries who interested to join the competition. The registration submission officially open on 23 September. Until today, there's twelve countries who already proposed to join the tournament :
Khantari
Zeniyadh
South East United
Eraman
Greythrone
Wuriya
Samudera Darussalam
Pauh janggi
Tolol
Steelbaron
Sandhora
Tahkalen

Draw Results

Group A

Group B

Khantari
Pauh janggi
Tolol
Steelbaron
Greythrone
South East United

Zeniyadh
Sandhora
Tahkalen
Wuriya
Samudera Darussalam
Eraman

List of Officials

Sub-Region

Referee

Assistans

Northern Malay

Eric McFrist (Greythrone)

James Coldbridge (Greythrone), Aiton Strongtooth (Greythrone)

Western Malay

Mochammad Ali Aziz (Tolol)

Muhammad Akim (Tolol), Mohmmadov Khabiv (Tolol)

Central Malay

Jajang Nurjaman (Wuriya)

Setyo Cahyono (Wuriya), Junaedi Pratama (Samudera Darussalam)

Eastern Malay

Fekir Suleiman (Zeniyadh)

Abdelkader Ucan (Zeniyadh), Boyal Gurhan (Zeniyadh)

Southeastern Malay

Rana Buana (Eraman)

Bungsu Wira (Eraman), Warma Panjadi (Eraman)

Southern Malay

Ryan West (Khantari)

Clarence Gonzales (Khantari), Joe Bell (Khantari)

Format
The 12 participating teams divided into two group of six, where each group engaged in a round-robin tournament within itself. Teams were awarded three points for a win and one for a draw. In the group stage all team will be ranked based on :
1. Points
2. Goal Difference
3. Goal For
4. Head-to-Head Points
5. Head-to-Head Goal Difference
6. Head-to-Head Goal For

The two highest ranked teams in each group advanced to the semifinals. In the knockout stage, a draw after 90 minutes of regulation time will be followed by two 15 minute periods of extra time to determine a winner. If the teams were still tied, a penalty shoot-out was held to determine a winner.

Group A

Pos

Team

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Khantari

5

3

2

0

9

4

+5

11

2

Pauh janggi

5

2

2

1

8

6

+2

8

3

Steelbaron

5

2

1

2

5

5

+0

7

1

Tolol

5

2

1

2

10

11

-1

7

2

Greythrone

5

2

1

2

9

10

-1

7

3

South East United

5

0

1

4

2

7

-5

1

5 October

Khantari

3-1

South East United

Grefberg Stadium, Fort Raleigh

Pauh janggi

1-2

Greythrone

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Tolol

2-0

Steelbaron

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

7 October

South East United

0-1

Steelbaron

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

Greythrone

6-3

Tolol

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Khantari

1-1

Pauh janggi

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

9 October

Pauh janggi

1-0

South East United

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

Tolol

0-1

Khantari

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Steelbaron

3-0

Greythrone

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

11 October

South East United

0-0

Greythrone

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

Khantari

1-1

Steelbaron

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Pauh janggi

3-3

Tolol

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

13 October

Tolol

2-1

South East United

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Steelbaron

0-2

Pauh janggi

Fogington Stadium, Fogington

Greythrone

1-3

Khantari

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Group B

Pos

Team

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Wuriya

5

4

0

1

13

5

+8

12

2

Zeniyadh

5

3

2

0

10

6

+4

11

3

Eraman

5

3

0

2

5

5

+0

9

1

Sandhora

5

2

0

3

6

7

-1

9

2

Samudera Darussalam

5

0

2

3

8

12

-4

2

3

Tahkalen

5

0

2

3

5

12

-7

2

6 October

Zeniyadh

2-1

Eraman

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

Sandhora

4-3

Samudera Darussalam

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Tahkalen

0-4

Wuriya

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

8 October

Eraman

0-2

Wuriya

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

Samudera Darussalam

2-2

Tahkalen

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Zeniyadh

0-2

Sandhora

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

10 October

Sandhora

0-1

Eraman

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Tahkalen

2-2

Zeniyadh

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Wuriya

4-2

Samudera Darussalam

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

12 October

Eraman

1-0

Samudera Darussalam

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Zeniyadh

3-2

Wuriya

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Sandhora

2-0

Tahkalen

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

14 October

Tahkalen

1-2

Eraman

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

Wuriya

1-0

Sandhora

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

Zeniyadh

1-1

Samudera Darussalam

N.Eaglewood Stadium, Invester

Knockout Stage

Semi-Finals

17 October

Khantari

2(2)-(4)2

Zeniyadh

Ironchruch Mines Stadium, Oldenhurst

18 October

Wuriya

3(3)-(4)3

Pauh janggi

Xavam Stadium, Lhanaton

Final

20 October

Zeniyadh

3-0

Pauh janggi

Grefberg Stadium, Fort Raleigh

Zeniyadh

Edited:

RawReport