Choo Seng Quee - International Matches as Coach


The outstanding Chinese coach coached three national teams (Indonesia, Malaya/Malaysia and Singapore) for (in total) 113 international matches and thereby belongs to the select company of coaches with 100 or more international matches. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.


Born:  1-12-1914
Died: 30- 6-1983
Country: China   
Matches as Coach:			 113	(W42-D19-L52  GF216-GA239  %45.58)
Matches as Coach for Indonesia: 	   3	(W 1-D 0-L 2  GF  5-GA  7  %33.33)
Matches as Coach for Malaya/Malaysia: 	  70	(W34-D13-L23  GF168-GA120  %57.86)
Matches as Coach for Singapore: 	  40	(W 7-D 6-L27  GF 43-GA112  %25.00)

Age First Match: 36 yr  94 d	    5- 3-1951 vs. India 0-3
Age Last Match:  62 yr 101 d	   12- 3-1977 vs. Hongkong 0-1
National Team Career: 26 yr   7 d

Caps    Date    Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition 

Coach for Indonesia
  1    5- 3-51	New Delhi	India         	0-3	Asian Games
  2    9- 3-51	New Delhi	Burma		4-1
  3   30- 4-53	Hongkong	South Korea	1-3

NB: unofficial international matches coached:
      18- 4-53	Manila  	Manila League		8-0
      19- 4-53	Manila  	All Students XI		7-0
      21- 4-53	Manila  	Manila Interport	5-0
      25- 4-53	Hongkong	Hongkong Interport	4-1
      26- 4-53	Hongkong	Hongkong Team		3-2
      29- 4-53	Hongkong	Chinese Combined	5-1
       2- 5-53	Bangkok 	Chaisot			6-2
       3- 5-53	Bangkok 	Thai Royal Air Force	7-0
      26- 8-53	Jakarta 	Yugoslavia B		0-2

Coach for Malaya/Malaysia
Malaya
  1    1- 3-58  Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	5-2
  2    2- 3-58  Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	3-1   
  3    3- 5-58  Singapore	Singapore	3-3
  4    4- 5-58  Singapore	Singapore      	3-0
  5   14- 5-58  Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	4-2   
  6   25- 5-58  Tokyo           Taiwan          1-2	Asian Games
  7   27- 5-58  Tokyo           South Vietnam  	1-6	Asian Games
  8    4- 6-58  Hongkong        Hongkong	2-2
  9   30- 8-58  Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	3-2	Merdeka Cup
 10    1- 9-58  Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	3-0	Merdeka Cup
 11    2- 9-58  Kuala Lumpur	Singapore	0-0	Merdeka Cup
 12    4- 9-58  Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	2-0	Merdeka Cup
 13   28-12-58  Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	6-2
 14    4- 1-59  Penang   	Japan   	1-3
 15   22- 1-59  Rangoon 	Burma   	4-2
 16   24- 1-59  Rangoon 	Burma   	2-3
 17   27- 1-59  Rangoon 	Burma   	0-2
 18   11- 5-59  Singapore	Singapore	5-2	Asian Cup Qualifier
 19   13- 5-59  Singapore	South Vietnam 	0-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 20   30- 8-59	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	4-1
 21    2- 9-59  Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	4-3	Merdeka Cup
 22    4- 9-59  Kuala Lumpur	India   	1-1	Merdeka Cup
 23    6- 9-59  Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong	2-1	Merdeka Cup
 24   13-12-59	Bangkok 	Burma   	2-1	SEAP Games
 25   14-12-59  Bangkok 	Thailand        1-3	SEAP Games
 26   15-12-59  Bangkok 	South Vietnam 	2-1	SEAP Games
 27    6- 5-60	Kuala Lumpur	India   	0-0
 28    5- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Japan XI	3-0	Merdeka Cup
 29    7- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	8-2	Merdeka Cup
 30   12- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	1-0	Merdeka Cup
 31   14- 8-60	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea 	0-0 [1]	Merdeka Cup
 32   28- 5-61	Tokyo   	Japan   	2-3
 33    2- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	3-2	Merdeka Cup
 34    5- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	3-1	Merdeka Cup
 35    9- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	India   	1-2	Merdeka Cup
 36   13- 8-61	Kuala Lumpur	Indonesia	1-2	Merdeka Cup
 37   23-10-61	Saigon  	Indonesia	3-1	Vietnam Nat. Day
 38   26-10-61	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	0-1	Vietnam Nat. Day
 39   12-12-61	Rangoon 	Cambodia	4-0	SEAP Games
 40   13-12-61	Rangoon 	Burma           2-1	SEAP Games
 41   14-12-61	Rangoon 	Thailand 	2-2 [2]	SEAP Games     
 42   16-12-61	Rangoon 	Burma   	2-0	SEAP Games
 43   26- 8-62	Jakarta 	Philippines    15-1	Asian Games
 44   28- 8-62	Jakarta 	Indonesia	3-2	Asian Games
 45   29- 8-62	Jakarta 	South Vietnam 	0-3	Asian Games
 46    1- 9-62	Jakarta 	South Korea	1-2	Asian Games
 47    3- 9-62	Jakarta 	South Vietnam 	4-1	Asian Games
 48    8- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	2-2	Merdeka Cup
 49   13- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	3-2	Merdeka Cup
 50   16- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	Pakistan	0-0	Merdeka Cup
 51   19- 9-62	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	3-1	Merdeka Cup
 52   27-10-62	Saigon  	Thailand	4-2	Vietnam Nat. Day
 53   28-10-62	Saigon  	Indonesia	1-2	Vietnam Nat. Day
 54   30-10-62	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	0-2	Vietnam Nat. Day
 55    8- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Japan   	3-4	Merdeka Cup
 56   11- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	0-5	Merdeka Cup
 57   12- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Taiwan   	2-3	Merdeka Cup
 58   14- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	2-2	Merdeka Cup
 59   16- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea 	3-0 [3]	Merdeka Cup

[1] a.e.t. / trophy shared; regulation time was 2x40 minutes and extra time 2x5
[2] a.e.t. / Malaya won on lots.
[3] also reported as 3-2 to Malaya.

NB: unofficial international matches coached:
       6- 6-58	Hongkong	Combined Chinese	5-2
       5- 9-58	Kuala Lumpur	Rest of Merdeka XI	3-2   
       5-10-58	Kuala Lumpur	Seoul FC		2-2 
      13- 5-61	Kuala Lumpur	England  FA XI		2-4   
      30-10-61	Saigon  	South Vietnam  XI	0-2
      26- 5-62	Kuala Lumpur	British Army 		4-3   
      18-11-62	Kuala Lumpur	Sweden XI 		0-0 [*]
      20-11-62	George Town    	Sweden XI		0-4
      22-11-62	Kuala Lumpur	Sweden XI		0-1
       4- 6-62	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea XI		1-3
       6- 6-62	George Town	South Korea XI		3-4
       8- 6-62	Alor Star	South Korea XI		1-0
      21- 9-62	Alor Setar	Pakistan		3-2   
      23- 9-62	George Town	Pakistan		1-4   
      31-10-62	Saigon  	South Vietnam Police	1-1 	Vietnam Nat. Day
      17- 8-63	Kuala Lumpur	Commonwealth		3-1	Merdeka Cup

[*] abandoned in 17' due to heavy rain


Malaysia
 60   12-10-63	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	1-1	Olympic G. Qual.
 61   16-11-63	Bangkok 	Thailand	2-3	Olympic G. Qual.
 62    7-12-63	(South Vietnam) South Vietnam 	3-5	Asian Cup Qualifier
 63   11-12-63	(South Vietnam)	Thailand	3-1	Asian Cup Qualifier
 64   14-12-63	(South Vietnam)	Hongkong	3-4	Asian Cup Qualifier
 65   22- 8-64	Kuala Lumpur	Thailand	3-0	Merdeka Cup
 66   24- 8-64	Kuala Lumpur	India    	1-1 [4]	Merdeka Cup
 67   28- 8-64	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	0-3	Merdeka Cup
 68   30- 8-64	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	1-2	Merdeka Cup
 69    2- 9-64	Kuala Lumpur	Taiwan   	5-2	Merdeka Cup
 70    5- 9-64	Ipoh		Thailand	1-1	Merdeka Cup

[4] a.e.t. / India won by coin toss.

NB: unofficial international match coached:
      15-12-63	Saigon          S. Vietnam  Civilians	2-1


Coach for Singapore
first tenure
  1   15-12-65	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	0-1	SEAP Games
  2   16-12-65	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	1-5	SEAP Games
second tenure
  3   11- 8-67	Kuala Lumpur 	Taiwan   	3-3	Merdeka Cup
  4   13- 8-67	Ipoh    	Indonesia	1-4	Merdeka Cup
  5   15- 8-67 	Ipoh    	Burma   	0-3	Merdeka Cup
  6   20- 8-67	Kuala Lumpur	South Korea	0-3	Merdeka Cup
  7    4-11-67	Saigon  	South Vietnam 	0-2	Vietnam Nat. Day
  8    8-11-67	Saigon  	New Zealand	1-3	Vietnam Nat. Day
  9   11-11-67	Saigon  	Australia	1-5	Vietnam Nat. Day
 10   21-11-67	Singapore	Australia	1-6	
third tenure
 11    5- 6-71	Jakarta 	Indonesia	0-3	Jakarta Cup
 12    9- 6-71	Jakarta 	Burma   	0-6 	Jakarta Cup
 13    5- 8-71	Kuala Lumpur	Hongkong 	2-1	Merdeka Cup
 14    7- 8-71	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	1-0	Merdeka Cup
 15   10- 8-71	Kuala Lumpur	India   	2-2	Merdeka Cup
 16   13- 8-71	Ipoh    	Indonesia	0-4	Merdeka Cup
 17   15- 8-71	Kuala Lumpur	Philippines	4-4	Merdeka Cup
 18   20- 8-71	Kuala Lumpur	Malaysia	2-4	Merdeka Cup
 19   23- 8-71 	Singapore	Malaysia 	2-2 [1]	Pesta Sukan Cup
 20   27- 8-71	Singapore      	Indonesia	3-2	Pesta Sukan Cup
 21   28- 8-71	Singapore	South Korea XI	1-4 	Pesta Sukan Cup
 22   28-10-71	Saigon          Thailand	0-1	Vietnam Nat. Day
 23   30-10-71	Saigon          Malaysia 	1-1 [2]	Vietnam Nat. Day
 24   31-10-71 	Saigon  	Thailand        3-1	Vietnam Nat. Day
 25    7-11-71	Bangkok 	Thailand	0-2	King's Cup
 26    9-11-71	Bangkok 	South Vietnam 	4-5	King's Cup
 27   13-12-71	Kuala Lumpur	South Vietnam 	1-3	SEAP Games
 28   14-12-71	Kuala Lumpur	Burma   	1-8	SEAP Games
fourth tenure
 29   13- 9-76	Seoul   	Malaysia	1-4	President's Cup
 30   15- 9-76	Seoul   	India   	2-1	President's Cup
 31   17- 9-76	Seoul   	South Korea	0-7	President's Cup
 32   22-10-76	Singapore	Australia	0-1	
 33   17-12-76	Bangkok 	South Korea	0-4	King's Cup
 34   19-12-76	Bangkok 	Thailand	0-6	King's Cup
 35   14- 2-77	Singapore	South Korea	0-4
 36   27- 2-77	Singapore	Thailand	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 37    2- 3-77	Singapore	Hongkong	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 38    6- 3-77	Singapore	Malaysia	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 39    9- 3-77	Singapore	Indonesia	0-4	World Cup Qualifier
 40   12- 3-77	Singapore	Hongkong	0-1	World Cup Qualifier

[1] Singapore lost 4-5 on penalty kicks.
[2] Singapore lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.

NB: unofficial international match coached:
      24- 8-67	Kuala Lumpur	Western Australia	3-5	Merdeka Cup



Total Record

Matches	Won Draw Lost	For-Against     Points	Percentage

    113  42  19   52	216- 239	103	45.58



Types of Matches
Merdeka Tournament	 40
Friendlies		 19
Vietnam Nat. Day Cup	 11
SEAP Games		 11
Asian Games		  8
Asian Cup Qualifier	  5
World Cup Qualifier	  5
King's Cup		  4
President's Cup		  3
Pesta Sukan Cup		  3
Olympic Games Qualifier   2
Other Tournaments	  2

Total			113


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