Mohd Amri Yahyah

Mohd Amri Yahyah
Number17
NameMohd Amri Yahyah
BirthdayJanuary 21, 1981
Age36
SeasonPM 2012
TeamRegular Team
PositionPenyerang
Appearances4
Goals4
Assists0
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Mohd Amri Yahyah

Mohd Amri Yahyah was born in Tanjung Karang, Selangor, Malaysia and has been playing for Selangor FA since 2001. Mohd Amri Yahyah helped Selangor FA to the treble (Premier League Malaysia, Malaysian FA Cup and Malaysia Cup) in 2005.

The right-footed player represented Malaysia in the 2003 Sea Games in Hanoi, Vietnam, the Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad, India in October 2003, and also in the 2004 Tiger Cup helping Malaysia to finish third.

Amri became a cult hero when he scored a golden goal against Sabah in the 2002 Malaysia Cup Final. He has been the Selangor team captain since 2009 Malaysia Super League campaign.

His following grew in number after scoring a brace for Malaysia Selection in a pre-season exhibition match on 18 July 2009, against English champions Manchester United. The latter ran out 3–2 winners.

Until now, Amri has been played in a number of different positions including as a defender, winger, defensive and attacking midfielder, and striker.

In November 2010, Amri was called up to the Malaysia national squad by coach K. Rajagopal for the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup. Amri scored twice against Laos to secure a 5-1 win. Malaysia won the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup title for the first time in their history.

In July 2011, Amri was called up to represent Malaysia Selection against Chelsea.

In a June 29 league game against Kelantan, Amri Yahyah was involved in an incident where he punched the private parts of Kelantan import player, Mahmoud Ghaddar. Ghaddar was left in agonizing pain for a few minutes but no action was taken against Amri Yahyah.