B. Sathianathan Cause Of Death, Biography, Age, Funeral, Net Worth, Family – Born on May 9, 1958, in Perak, Malaysia, B. Sathianathan was a Malaysian football coach and player.
He developed a passion for playing football at a younger age, was consistent throughout his career, and rose to become one of the most sought-after football players.
B. Sathianathan Cause Of Death
The Malaysian football coach and player, B. Sathianathan died at 65 on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, after almost a year-long battle with cancer. He passed away at the University Malaya Medical Centre where he was receiving treatment.
B. Sathianathan Age
B. Sathianathan was born on May 9, 1958. He celebrated his 65th birthday in May this year (2023) before he died on Tuesday, July 18, 2023
B. Sathianathan Career
Sathianathan was an attacking midfielder and during his career as a footballer, he had stints with a number of clubs including; NSCRC (Negeri Sembilan Chinese Recreation Club), Negeri Sembilan FA, and Malacca FA
He also was part of the Malaysian squad that won a bronze medal at the 1983 Sea Games. Sathianathan's coaching journey began in 1992 with Negri Sembilan.
He coached several teams including Kelantan, the Armed Forces, Felda United, Selangor, and Sarawak United. He also coached and guided the National Under-23 squad to the 2007 Merdeka Tournament victory.
Sathianathan again coached Harimau Malaya from 2007-2009 and had immense success as the coach of several teams in the Premier and Super Leagues.
He guided Kelantan to win the Malaysia Cup in 2010 and was also in charge when Armed Forces and Felda United were crowned Premier League champions in 2012 and 2018, respectively.
Due to his performance, Sathianathan gained massive recognition from the football fraternity and was named “Coach of the Year” in 2010, 2012, and 2017.
His last job as a coach was with Sarawak United last year (2022) where he had taken a four-month break to receive treatment as he was said to be battling with cancer.
Sadly, the former Harimau Malaya coach had died. Sathianathan passed away at 65 on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, after almost a year-long battle with cancer.
The news was confirmed by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) Media, Communications and Public Relations Committee chairman, Christopher Raj.
In a statement, Christopher said Sathianathan died at 1.25 pm today (Tuesday, July 18) at the University Malaya Medical Centre. He was fighting cancer for almost a year and was hospitalized for the past two to three months”
Sathianathan was also the Malaysian Football Coaches Association (PJBM) president. He was often sought out by sportswriters for his views on issues in the local football arena.
B. Sathianathan Funeral
At the time of this report, the family was planning her final funeral arrangement and the details are yet to be finalized. We will keep you updated.
B. Sathianathan Net Worth
B. Sathianathan's net worth is unknown at this time of writing. However, he's believed to have earned a reasonable amount of money from his career as a football coach and player (former).