Former Malaysia player Serbegeth "Shebby" Singh has passed away on Wednesday.
It is learned that the former Johor and Kuala Lumpur defender passed away due to a heart attack.
He represented the Harimau Malaya from 1982 to 1991, including appearing in three Asian Games and winning a South East Asian Games gold medal.
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC are shocked to learn of the passing of former JDT Technical Advisor and Johor FA & Malaysia player Serbegeth Singh. The JDT Family would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Serbegeth. Rest in peace, Shebby. pic.twitter.com/JmKxg18NoZ— JOHORSouthernTigers (@OfficialJohor) January 12, 2022
After his retirement in 1996, he remained involved in football mostly as a pundit, appearing on Astro Arena and Astro Supersport among various TV networks.
Shebby was memorably appointed as global advisor for Blackburn Rovers in 2012 and also had a role at Malaysian Super League champions Johor Darul Ta'zim.