Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) have launched the Malaysian Premier Futsal League (MPFL), which will start on June 28 – to show that they are determined to raise the profile of the sport .
Malaysian Futsal will take its next major step this year, this time through professionalisation with the league scheduled to kick off in April. However, concerns about this decision have started, asking if this is the best decision to make at this time in the sport's development in the country.
Malaysian National futsal coach Chiew Chun Yong still believes his team are almost on par with Thailand even though they lost 4-2 to their rivals.
On the 20 and 23 October 2018 at the Indoor Stadium Huamak, Thailand will host their invitational Futsal tournament called the Thailand 5s Tournament and has invited England to take part along with Malaysia and Uzbekistan.