There were plans to redevelop parts of the Kuala Lumpur Sports City, including moving the National Sports Council and the National Sports Institute to Sepang, to create the Wembley of Malaysia. Twenty-five years on, it remains to be seen if the sports city cum entertainment hub will become a reality.
The FA of Malaysia (FAM), had last August, booked the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil and that it was initially rejected as the venue had already been booked, and was not supposed to host any football events until the pitch was upgraded.
Malaysia Stadium Corporation (PSM) has started the ball rolling by getting experts to assess facilities that need to be repaired or replaced at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.
The facilities and potential services that can be offered in and around the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil make the location an ideal sports hub, says Malaysia Stadium Corporation CFO Mazlan Ami.