Ahmad Azlan Zainal (born 16 April 1986) is a Malaysian Footballer who plays for Sabah in the Malaysia Premier League as a defender. He was also a member of Malaysia's national team.
Born and grew up in Kuala Lumpur Azlan spend his teenage years in Bukit Jalil Sports School, Azlan later played for Perak President Team. Before being promoted onto Perak senior side.
Azlan began his career with Perak as a youth player in 2004. He helped Perak win the FA Cup Final in 2004 against Terengganu FA by 3-0 in Bukit Jalil Stadium. He also brings Perak FA reach the 2007 Malaysia Cup final, which they lost to Kedah FA, 3-0.
He made his senior international debut against New Zealand on 23 February 2006. Serve as captain of Malaysia's Under-20 team at the AFC Youth Championship 2004, where he scored one goal in the tournament. He also turned out for Malaysia's national Under-23 side at the 2006 Doha Asian Games, SEA Games 2006 in Manila, Philippines and was part of Malaysia's Under-23 squad which won the 2007 Merdeka Tournament.
He joined Kelantan FA for the 2009 season which ended prematurely due to a severe injury when he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligaments.
After being released by Kelantan, Azlan was signed by Kuala Lumpur as a free agent halfway through the 2010 season.
He agreed to join PKNS FC for the 2012 Malaysia Super League.
2016 - Azlan signed for his hometown, Kuala Lumpur after so long plying his trade for other team.