Al Fatihah To Late Tan Sri Hamzah

Al Fatihah 
to Allahyarham Tan Sri Hamzah Abu Samah who passed away peacefully at his residence due to old age. 
He was 88 years old and had dedicated his life to sports especially football and was the Life President of Olympic Council Malaysia. 

He was laid to rest at the National Mausoleum in Mesjid Negara. 
Born in Kuala Lipis, Pahang on 5th January 1924.
Positions held : Presiden Asian Football Confederation (AFC) (1978-1994), Minister of Youth and Sports (1971-1973), Member of Parlaiment Temerloh 1967–1980. –BERNAMA

Latest FIFA Ranking 5th September 2012

FIFA released the latest world ranking on 5th September 2012. Malaysia moved up one position to 156 with 136 points. Spain, Germany and England remain as the top three and unchanged from the previous standings.

Among AFC nations, Malaysia ranked 25th, 4th among South East Asian nations Malaysia is above Singapore (28th), Indonesia (31st), Myanmar (38th), Cambodia (40th), Laos (41st), Brunei (44th ) and Timor Leste (45th). Thailand lead the rank at 18th position and followed by Vietnam (20th). Philippines ranked 22nd.