Shukor Adan

This is a Malay name; the name Adan is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Muhammad Shukor.
Shukor Adan
Personal information
Full name Muhammad Shukor Adan
Date of birth (1979-09-24) 24 September 1979
Place of birth Bukit Piatu, Malacca, Malaysia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder/Centre Back
Club information
Current team
Felda United F.C.
Number 12
Youth career
1995–1997 Malacca FA President Cup
1998–1999 Negeri Sembilan FA President Cup
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Negeri Sembilan FA 21 (2)
2002–2008 Selangor FA 123 (17)
2009–2012 Negeri Sembilan FA 85 (7)
2013 ATM FA 26 (8)
2014– Felda United F.C. 24 (2)
National team
2001–2014 Malaysia 54 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 March 2014.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 December 2014

Muhammad Shukor Adan (born 24 September 1979 in Malacca) is a Malaysian footballer who is currently playing for Felda United F.C. and also serves as their captain. He is the former captain of the Selangor FA team. He is a former member and former captain of the Malaysian national team 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign. He has been described as one of the top Malaysia midfielders in history.


Shukor started his career with Malacca FA President Cup team in 1995. Three years later, he joined Negeri Sembilan FA President Cup team. He got his big break when Negeri Sembilan FA called him up to the first team in 2000. Two years later, he joined Selangor FA and remained there until 2008. His contract was terminated by Selangor after spending six years with the team.

After Selangor FA ended his contract, he became a free agent for four months. In November 2008, he agreed to join a team based in Brunei DPMM Brunei for 2009 Malaysia League season, after finishing his duty with the national team.[1] However, he made a decision to return to his former team, Negeri Sembilan FA. Shukor helped them to win the Malaysia Cup 2009 and was named as the Man of the Match.[2]

After his contract with Negeri Sembilan expired, he then joined army team, ATM FA for the 2013 league season.

After spending a season with ATM FA, he joined Felda United FC and was elected captain. He helped them secure promotion to the Malaysian Super League in 2015. At Felda, he was converted to a central defender from his usual position as central midfielder

International career

He was a part of the Malaysian squad that lost 6–0 to Manchester United during the English champions' tour of Asia. He represented the Malaysia XI (Malaysia Selection) squad as captain against Chelsea at Shah Alam Stadium on 29 July 2008. Malaysia XI eventually lost 0–2.[3] However, Chelsea's coach Luiz Felipe Scolari praised Malaysia XI for giving a good fight against his team.

He was unexpectedly recalled to Malaysia national team, after a long period of absence, for a match against Indonesia on 14 September 2014 by national coach Dollah Salleh.[4] He started the match, which ends in a 2–0 loss to Malaysia.[5]

Dollah Salleh called him up again for 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup tournament. He replaced Safiq Rahim as national team captain just before the tournament. He retired after the tournament.[6]

Shukor Adan International Goals
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 2003 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Bahrain 2–2 Draw 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2. 12 July 2004 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Singapore 2–0 Win Friendly
3. 6 June 2008 Surabaya, Indonesia  Indonesia 1–1 Draw Friendly
4. 11 December 2014 Hanoi, Vietnam  Vietnam 4–2 Win 2014 AFF Championship



Selangor FA

Negeri Sembilan FA

● Malaysia Cup: 2009 and 2011

● FA Cup: 2010



Sporting positions
Preceded by
Felda United F.C. captain
2014 – present
Succeeded by
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Selangor FA captain
2007 – 2008
Succeeded by
Mohd Amri Yahyah
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