In June 2014, Dollah Salleh replaced Rajagobal as the head coach after his contract has ended.  Dollah guiding Malaysia to the final of the 2014 AFF Championship but failed to replicate the same form as the previous head coach. In international fixtures, the coach has also recorded a lose of 6–0 to Oman and Palestine as well as 1–1 draw against Timor-Leste . However, the 10–0 defeat to the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia worst ever defeat in 50 years, have prompted his resignation as the head coach.  The place was taken by interim coach Ong Kim Swee who later promoted as the head coach until the end of March 2017.