The influx of foreign and naturalised players in the M-League is seriously threatening to ruin Malaysian football and fan support.
MAF says it will pay Russel Taib once it has received several receipts for training expenditure as well as the sprinter's training programme.
Athletes suffer as officials with personal agendas ruin sports in the country
Russel Nasir Taib has been recruited for the 2020 Podium Programme, for which he will be paid RM2,000 in monthly allowance until year-end.
MAF president SM Muthu says he is in the dark about the money while his predecessor Karim Ibrahim maintains that the council was aware of the funds.
Sprinter says he was presented with a mock cheque for RM20,000 in March last year, but hasn't received the money.
A new twist to the question of whether the national team.is losing its identity by accepting foreign-born players who are naturalised.
But the bigger challenge will be executing and monitoring the system.
Faizal Saari is still devastated over his exclusion from the “Speedy Tigers” in February, and the continuing criticism by the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC).
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After setting a middle-distance record that still stands, the small-town boy owns a budget hotel, an orchard, an animal farm, chalets and a real estate company.
Malaysian sports administrators lament the dearth of talent in the country but do nothing about it.
The 76-year-old won gold medals in the SEAP Games and competed in the Mexico Olympics in 1968.
Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz says no survey was done and the then estimated cost of RM490 million was just a 'speculative figure'.
Former Malaysian skipper Soh Chin Aun among those who call on Namat Abdullah by royal command.
Bekas pemain pertahanan negara itu menghidap kanser tahap 4.
The player, who was capped 115 times for the country, is fighting cancer.
It has been proven that with overseas-based programmes and stints, Malaysia has produced world class sportsmen and sportswomen.