Mat Noh Death – Obituary – Mohamed Mat Noh, a former Singapore national footballer has died after suffering a heart attack on Sunday morning. Mohamed Mat Noh, 67, when he passed away.
Earlier, a local media outlet reported that the former winger was in a critical condition at Sengkang General Hospital.
In the 1970s Mat Noh was a skillful attacker, who entertained football fans with his dazzling dribbling prowess and body feints on the pitch.
The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) posted on their Facebook page following the demise.
“A nightmare for opposition defenders on the flanks, he was a member of the 1977 Malaysia Cup-winning side.” FAS said.
FAS also noted the fact that Mat Noh also famously scored the winning goal in the first round of World Cup qualifiers on March 6, 1977, firing home a penalty in a 1-0 win at the Kallang Stadium against a strong Malaysian side regarded as one of Asia’s best at the time.
Mat Noh’s ex-wife Rahimah Rahim a Singapore veteran songbird who was his wife for 11 years also expressed her sadness saying; “I and my family with deep sorrow will like to share that Mohamed Noh Hussein, 67, has returned to Rahmatullah,”
Mat Noh and Rahimah Rahim got divorced in 1998.