#RIPWeigang: Sporting figures pay tribute to Karl Heinz Weigang

Ever since news about the legendary Karl Heinz Weigang hit the radar, social media has been flooding with messages and heartfelt tributes from football fans, players, and sports icons.

Amongst Weigang’s colossal contributions to Malaysian football, his most notable achievement would be leading Malaysia to the 1980 Olympic Games.

Weigang also boasts an extensive coaching track record, with over 50 years of coaching experience, ranging from teams in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Ghana, and more.

His last game as a coach was with Perak FA, where he guided the Bos Gaurus to a 2-1 win over reigning Super League champions, Johor Darul Ta’zim.

Here are some of the tributes penned by sporting figures in his memory:

Perak defender, Nazirul Naim

 Former Perak, Pahang & Johor DT head coach, Steve Darby 

Football pundit & former KL player, Stanley Bernard

National football player, Steffi Sarge Kaur 

Perak FA & national team defender, Shahdom Kalam 

Sisaket FC & former Kelantan coach, Velizar Popov 

Former Perak & national team striker, Khalid Jamlus

More to come…

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