Kelantan (2nd title)
Johor Darul Ta'zim
The 2013 Malaysia FA Cup, also known as Astro Malaysia FA Cup due to the competition's sponsorship by Astro Arena, was the 24th season of the Malaysia FA Cup, a knockout competition for Malaysia's state football association and clubs.
Kelantan defended the title after defeating Johor Darul Ta'zim 1–0 in the final.
The cup winner of the 2013 edition has qualified for the 2014 AFC Cup.
2013 Malaysia FA Cup Wikipedia
30 teams will participate in this tournament instead of 32 in the 2012 edition. 2012 winners Kelantan and runners-up Sime Darby have received byes for this edition and will progress straight into the Round of 16.
Just like the previous edition, the first two rounds would be single matches. The quarter finals and semi finals would be played over two legs while the final will be played at National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, on 26 June.
The draw for the Malaysia FA Cup 2013 was held at Wisma FAM on 10 December 2012.
Cambodian club Preah Khan Reach is invited for the 2nd time. to participate in the Malaysia FA Cup, after exiting in the Round of 16 in the 2012 edition.
The Singapore club LionsXII is also participating for the second time in this competition, after being knocked out in the first round by PKNS to a 1-0 aggregate loss.
The first round will commence on 25 January 2013.
The second round will commence on 26 February 2013.
The first leg matches will be played on 6 April 2013, with the second legs to be held on 16 April 2013.
The first leg matches will be played on 25 May 2013, with the second legs to be held on 28 May 2013.As of 29 June 2013