Renowned local sports commentator Hasbullah Awang has been reported to have passed away earlier today due to heart complications.
The news was first reported by Astro Awani who mentioned it on their Twitter page that the veteran sports commentator had passed away earlier today when he received treatment at the National Heart Institute (IJN).
Soon after that, Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin had also tweeted his condolences on his Twitter page.
Hasbullah Awang is Malaysia’s most famous sports commentator for Astro. He has been a familiar voice for many local and international sporting events broadcasted in Malaysia since 1980.