The men’s futsal squad were edged out of their gold mission at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) when they lost 3-4 to Thailand in the final round robin match.
Despite needing only a draw to top the group, the defeat put Malaysia in the second spot to claim the silver medal with better goal difference over Vietnam with seven points each.
Thailand garnered the gold medal after collecting nine points in the round robin.
Before the match against Thailand, Malaysia were at the top of the league with seven points after defeating Myanmar 5-4, drawing 1-1 with Vietnam and blasting Indonesia 5-0.
Thailand were the futsal gold medallists in the 2007, 2011 and 2013 editions.