Malaysia Football Legend Isa Bakar,58 Passed Away
Malaysia football legend,Isa Bakar age 58 passed away yesterday morning at The Penang Hospital, 9.30am. The Penangite was a fearful striker back in his heydays in the early 1970's.
He was part of the Penang team that last won the Malaysia Cup in 1974 and was also in the national team who won the bronze medal in the 1974 Teheran Asian Games. Isa’s two goals gave Malaysia a 2-1 win over North Korea in the third-place playoff.
Isa leaves behind Mazlina and four children – daughters Nuralsiah (23), Nurliyana (22), Nurkamalia (19) and son Mohd Firdaus (16).
He was laid to rest at the Perak Road cemetery in the evening.