Malaysia's football chief on Thursday said he was worried about players being deliberately poisoned if their controversial Asian Cup qualifier goes ahead in North Korea's Pyongyang.
A Malaysian footballer has beaten the likes of Neymar and Messi to score a place in FIFA's shortlist for top three goals of the year.
Former Arsenal and Liverpool winger Jermaine Pennant signed with a Singapore football club Tuesday, hoping to revive what was once one of the game's most promising careers and boost the ailing local professional league.
Malaysia's embattled football body appealed to be given a chance to take the country back to the "glory days" on Friday after a fan revolt halted a World Cup qualifier, triggering a FIFA probe.
El Hadji Diouf's reputation for sublime footwork and turbulent tantrums is known around the globe, but after glory at the World Cup and in England's Premier League the veteran striker now wants political success in his native Senegal.