Five-year-old signs deal with Johor Darul Ta'zim football club


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

JOHOR BARU: A five-year-old boy is set to become the youngest ever player in Malaysian football history to sign up with a club as he will be inking a deal with Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) soon.

The club technical director Alistair Edwards announced the six-time Malaysian Super League champions would be signing the highly talented youngster, Tengku Sulaiman Shakirinal Sulaiman Shah, after receiving parental consent.

“He previously played for TSS Selangor Elite FC.

“This is part of the club's long-term plan, where talented youngsters such as Tengku Sulaiman get opportunities to develop their career at a club with facilities as complete as JDT, which also has collaborations with foreign clubs, ” he added.

Edwards said this in a statement posted on Johor Southern Tigers official Facebook page here on Thursday (Sept 5).

Johor Southern Tigers also uploaded a 57-second clips on their Facebook page to highlight Tengku Sulaiman’s talent and ability especially in free kicks.

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