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Dato' Mokhtar Dahari
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Mokhtar in 1975
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Full name Mohd. Mokhtar bin Dahari
Date of birth (1953-11-13)13 November 1953
Place of birth Setapak, Selangor, Federation of Malaya
Date of death 11 July 1991(1991-07-11) (aged 37)
Place of death Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1987 Selangor 375 (177)
1978 Kelab Sultan Sulaiman
1978-1984 PKNS
1984–1985 Talasco
1988 Kwong Yik Bank
National team
1972–1985 Malaysia 142 (89)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dato' Mohd. Mokhtar Dahari AMN DSSA DIMP (13 November 1953 – 11 July 1991) was a Malaysian football player from Setapak, Selangor, he played for F.A. Selangor for most of his life. He is considered a legendary footballer in Malaysian football history, especially with F.A. Selangor. A prolific forward, he was nicknamed Supermokh due to his playing skills and strength.

He scored 89 goals in 142 full international matches for Malaysia, and helped the team reach its highest ever Elo ranking of 61 in 1977. Mokhtar is the all-time top scorer for the Malaysian national team.

On 29th June 2021, FIFA acknowledged him as the third top scorer of all time at international level, with a total of 89 goals, behind only to Ali Daei and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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