Saturday, 14 September 2013

Full nameWan Zack Haikal bin Wan Noor
Date of birthJanuary 28, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birthMaran, PahangMalaysia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing positionWinger
Club information
Current clubF.C. Ryūkyū
Youth career
2005-2007Kuala Lumpur President Cup Team
Senior career*
2007-2008Felda United FC6(2)
2008-2009Harimau Muda B21(9)
2009-2013Harimau Muda A47(8)
2011→ FC ViOn (loan)0(0)
2013-FC Ryukyu2(0)
National team
2008-2010Malaysia U-1911(4)
2010-presentMalaysia U-2312(2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 10, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of September 10, 2013

Wan Zack Haikal Wan Noor (born in January 28, 1991 at MaranPahangMalaysia) is a Malaysian footballer who currently plays as a striker or a midfielder for FC Ryukyu. He is also a member of the Malaysia national football team and Malaysian Olympic team. He is a younger brother of Sabah FA player, Wan Mohd Azwari Wan Nor.
Wan Zack, alongside Irfan Fazail and Fadhli Shas, is the first Malaysian to play at the Slovakian League with Zlaté Moravce.


Kuala Lumpur President Cup Team

Wan Zack Haikal was born in Maran. He attended a SMK Kuala Lanar,project school of Pahang FA at Kuala Lipis and later was chosen to join the Kuala Lumpur President Cup Team in 2005 at the age of 14. Even though the Kuala Lumpur President Cup Team did not manage to reach the finals, Wan Zack became the top scorer with 11 goals. [1]

Felda United FC

After playing 2 years for the Kuala Lumpur President Cup Team, He was later scouted by former national team player, Reduan Abdullah and Reduan gave Wan Zack a one year contract with the newly created Felda United FC in 2007 at the age of 17. He was the youngest player in the team and manage to score two goals in six appearance.

Harimau Muda

Wan Zack left Felda United FC in 2008 and joined Harimau Muda under Ong Kim Swee. Wan Zack was part of the Harimau Muda team that won the 2009 Premier League. During the 2010 season,Harimau Muda was split into two teams and Wan Zack haikal was chosen to be in the A team. Wan Zack and 25 other Harimau Muda A players were chosen byAzraai Khor to participate in a 8 month long, training camp in Zlaté MoravceSlovakia.

Loan to FC Vion

On, September 2011, Wan Zack Haikal was loaned to the Slovakian team, FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce for a 3 month from Harimau Muda A.[2][3] Struck by a 4 month injury during a national duty for the national Olympic team, Wan Zack Haikal failed to make any appearance during his loan, only appearing in 1 unofficially friendly match with Zlaté Moravce.

Return to Harimau Muda A

After his loaned finished, he returned to his club, Harimau Muda A which was then competing in S. League. Previously, the team was competed in the Malaysia Super League for 2011 season.

FC Ryukyu

Malaysian media reported in early March 2012 that Wan Zack Haikal, along with teammate Wan Zaharulnizam Zakaria is to attend trial with Japan Football League side F.C. Ryūkyū after impressing the Japanese side talent spotter during Malaysia's 2-0 defeat to Japan in the 2012 Olympic qualifiers match in Tosu.[4] They successfully completed the 2-week trial with the Japanese club in July.[5][6] In March 2013, Wan Zack was officially offered a two year contract, but Wan Zaharulnizam did not. Instead, 19 year old Nazirul Naim Che Hashim was offered a contract instead.
Wan Zack and Nazirul officially signs a two year playing contract with F.C. Ryūkyū in early April 2013.[7] [8] [9] Wan Zack made his full debut in a 2-1 win against Sagawa Printing, playing 80min before being subbed off.

International career

Wan Zack made his first appearance for the Malaysia national under-19 football team in 2009 in the 2009 AFF U-19 Youth Championship. Wan Zack appeared in six matches and manage to score one goal in a 2-0 win against Myanmar.[10] Malaysia overall finished 4th place.
Wan Zack appeared again for the national Under-19 team in the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship qualification. Wan Zack appeared in all of Malaysia's five matches and scored three goals. Malaysia later did not managed to qualify the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship
Wan Zack Haikal scored his first goal for the Malaysian Olympic Team against the Lebanon Olympic Team in a 2-1 win on June 23, 2011 at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil.
In July 2011, Wan Zack was called up to represent Malaysia Selection against Chelsea.[11]
Wan Zack Haikal won the most promising player award on the November 30, 2011 at the Holiday Inn, Glenmarie, Shah Alam.
He made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Philippines on February 2012. On his second appearance for the national team against Sri Lanka on April 28, 2012, he scored two goals in the match as Malaysia win 6-0.[12][13]

2012 AFF Suzuki Cup

Wan Zack Haikal has been call up for 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup.He plays his first AFF Suzuki Cup match against Singapore after coming off the bench.Unfortunately, Malaysia lose 3-0 on home ground.Wan Zack Haikal play a big role in a match against Laos which he provided a goal and an asssist to help Malaysia wins 4-1 on Nov 28, 2012 at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil. Wan Zack show excellent performances against Indonesia in the third match. He provided an assist to teammate Mahali Jasuli.Later, Wan Zack was injured in that match but Malaysia win 2-0 to progress to semi final. Wan Zack does not playing on two semifinal match against Thailand due to injury. Malaysia fail to progress to final after losing 1-3 on aggregates.


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