The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has held discussions about having a team play in the A-League next season, former Socceroos striker Dave Mitchell has said.
Mitchell said he had proposed the idea to the FAM after being given the authority to do so by an unnamed A-League consortium and was awaiting their verdict.
“While they agreed it would be difficult for FAM to send a team to the A-League because of the duration and also to assemble the national team for fulltime, they said there are other ways to go round the problem,” Mitchell told the MalayMail.
“Without doubt the possibility of playing in the A-League will help uplift Malaysian football and also give it a new dimension to football in the country.”
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