Mohd Safiq Rahim

Mohd Safiq Rahim
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NameMohd Safiq Rahim
BirthdayJuly 5, 1987
Age31
SeasonPM 2012
TeamRegular Team
PositionTengah
Appearances4
Goals1
Assists0
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Mohd Safiq Rahim

Mohd Safiq Rahim (born July 5, 1987) is a Malaysian footballer who is currently playing for Selangor. He is also a member of Malaysia national, Malaysia U-23 and former Malaysia U-20 squad.

Previously Safiq played for the Selangor FA President’s Cup and was notable for his goal against Perak FA in Malaysia President Cup 2007-08 final.

Safiq is currently captains for the Malaysia national team.

Safiq began his career for Selangor in the Selangor FA President’s Cup. He was the captain and was one of the key players for the team. Safiq was notable for his goal against Perak in Malaysia President Cup 2007-08 final and gave Selangor first title in 13 years. Safiq later was promoted to the Senior team

Safiq left Selangor in 2009 and joined KL PLUS, hoping to find a better career with other teams. Safiq had 7 appearances and managed to score 5 goals. He was also the team vice captain, with Norhafiz Zamani Misbah becoming the team captain. Safiq left KL PLUS after only playing for one season.

Safiq rejoined Selangor in 2010. After a brilliant play for the 2010 season, he became a regular midfielder for the team and becoming a key player. He was given the captain’s armband in early 2011 after captain, Mohd Amri Yahyah was injured for half of the season. He is notable for scoring from free kicks. Safiq was part of the Selangor team that won the 2010 Super League and the 2010 Malaysia Charity Shield.

After The 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, Safiq was offered a contract by an unnamed club of the Indonesian Super League. However, Safiq turned down the offer as he wanted to stay in Malaysia and continue playing in the Malaysian Super League.

On 30 June 2011, Indonesian club, Persib Bandung announce that they would give him a contract for the 2011–12 Indonesia Super League season. However, Safiq has yet to decide either to stay with his current club, Selangor FA or to join Persib Bandung for the 2012 season. Safiq later chose not to join Persib Bandung.

On August 2011 after the 2011 Malaysia Cup, Safiq was given a three-week trial from the Welsh club, Cardiff City FC with the help from the Cardiff owner, Datuk Chan Tien Ghee. Malaysian striker, Mohd Safee Mohd Sali was also given a trial by Chan Tien. Safiq officially undergo his 3 week trial on November 24, 2011 and ended on 11 December 2011.[