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Full name  Devan a/l E. Kuppusamy
1981  Malaysia
Place of birth  Malaysia
Name  K. Devan

Years  Team
Role  Football player
1980–1997  Negeri Sembilan FA
Current team  Negeri Sembilan
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Date of birth  (1951-04-12) 12 April 1951 (age 64)

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Devan a/l E. Kuppusamy, better known as K. Devan (born 12 April 1951) is a Malaysian football manager and former professional player. He is the former head coach and manager of Kelantan FA in the Malaysia Super League.

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As a coach

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K. Devan officially started his coaching career in 2004 with his former team Negeri Sembilan FA. He won the 2005-06 Malaysia Super League championship with Negeri Sembilan, as well as guiding the team to the 2006 Malaysia Cup final and 2006 Malaysia FA Cup semi-final.

He then coaches Malacca FA in 2007, and in 2008 coaches Kuala Muda Naza FC where he led the team to the Malaysia Premier League championship that year.

In 2009, he was signed as Selangor FA team manager and head coach. He held the roles until his resignation as head coach in September 2011. Under his guidance, Selangor FA became the Super League champion in 2009.

He was appointed as head coach of Johor FC for the 2012 Super League Malaysia season, however he resigned in April 2012 after series of poor results in the league.

In early 2013, Devan was appointed as head coach of Felda United FC but was replaced by Azuan Zain in June 2013, with Felda United in poor form and in danger of being relegated with only 4 games remaining. Devan later was named as the new head coach of Penang FA, a team newly promoted to 2014 Malaysia Premier League, in October 2013.

In November 2014, Negeri Sembilan announced that Devan will take over the Malaysia Premier League club for the 2015 season.

On 5 December 2015, Kelantan FA has unveiled K. Devan as their new head coach. After an unsatisfactory performance shown by the team in the league,he had make a decision to resign on 12 May 2016 citing personal reason and his place as Kelantan FA head coach replaced by Velizar Popov

Coaching statistics

As of 8 April 2016

Managerial

Negeri Sembilan
  • Malaysia Super League (1): 2005-06
  • Kuala Muda
  • Malaysia Premier League (1): 2007-08
  • Selangor
  • Malaysia Super League (2): 2009, 2010
  • Malaysia FA Cup (1): 2009
  • Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Cup (2): 2009, 2010
  • Individual

    National Football Awards
  • Best Coach Award : 2005-06, 2009
  • References

    K. Devan Wikipedia


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