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Nik Shahrul Azim Abdul Halim

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Playing position  Defender
Height  1.74 m
Number  5
Position  Defender
Name  Nik Azim
Current team  Kelantan FA
Role  Footballer

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Full name  Nik Shahrul Azim bin Abdul Halim
Date of birth  (1990-12-30) 30 December 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth  Rantau Panjang, Kelantan, Malaysia
2010–2011  Kelantan Presidents Cup Team

Nik Mohd Shahrul Azim bin Abdul Halim (born 30 December 1990) is a Malaysian professional footballer who plays for Negeri Sembilan on loan from Kelantan in the Liga Perdana and the Malaysia national team. He is a versatile defender who mainly operate as a right back and sometimes as a centre-back.


Nik Shahrul Azim Abdul Halim Kelantans Nik Shahrul Azim Abdul Halim left tries to contain

Early career

Nik Shahrul began his football career with Kelantan playing for and was the captain of the President's Cup team in 2010.


In 2012, while Nik Shahrul was playing with Kelantan President’s Cup, Bojan Hodak was spotted his talent to be included in the senior team. His performances have been improving consistently and he has certainly earned his stripes to be part of the Kelantan senior team first XI. Kelantan claim treble winners with Malaysia Cup win against ATM during 2012 season. Even though he was young, he was given the responsibility to take care the defence with Obinna Nwaneri in the 2012 Malaysia Super League season. He was lifted as a hero after denying Indra Putra Mahayuddin attempt for a goal at the last minute that could have made Kelantan lost 3–4 on the first leg of Malaysia FA Cup semi final at Sultan Muhammad IV Stadium. After the match, he said "I would rather be injured than let my team concede another goal.”to Astro Arena. On 3 August 2016, he had to rest for at least 2 months after he had an injury during the match against Felda United when he clashed with Syamim Yahya at the end of the first half and was replaced with Noor Hazrul Mustafa.

Negeri Sembilan

On 22 May 2017, during the 2017 second transfer window, Nik Shahrul agreed to join Negeri Sembilan on a 6-month loan move from Kelantan until the end of 2017 season. He made his debut on 24 May 2017, playing against Johor Darul Ta'zim II in a 1–1 draw.

Club statistics

As of 9 September 2017.

International career

He has been called up by Ong Kim Swee for Malaysia national under-23 football team. He also was called up by K. Rajagobal for the friendly matches and 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

Kelantan President Cup Team

  • Piala Presiden: 2010
  • Kelantan

  • Liga Super: 2012, 2011
  • Piala Malaysia: 2012
  • Piala FA: 2012, 2013; Runner Up 2011, 2015
  • Piala Sumbangsih: 2011; Runner-up 2012, 2013
  • Malaysia U-23

  • Pestabola Merdeka: 2013
  • References

    Nik Shahrul Azim Abdul Halim Wikipedia

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