‘Bola Mania’ is a football game show conducted in Bahasa Malaysia and dedicated for family viewing especially for football fans out there hosted by Malaysia’s top radio host, Muhammad Azmir Selamat also known as AG the popular DJ of Hot FM.
This show is recorded using Multi Camera Production (MCP) complete with podiums for contestants and host; a backdrop made of giant posters of different reactions of football players, a mini scoreboard which also functions as a screen to project the questions and puzzles asked; and a mini futsal arena as foreground.
The show is targeted at the general audience, basically anyone who is a fan of football from practically any age group.
There are three segments per episode and one extra for special appearances. Segment 1 – Masa Pertama (First Round) is basically a Q&A session (rapid fire) about local and international football to test contestants’ all round football knowledge. Segment 2 – Strategi (Strategy) involves picking out the actual positions of the football, jerseys or even players in picture puzzles. Segment 3 – Serang (Attack) tests the actual football skills our contestants possess which one of the team members is blind-folded and will try to score as many goals as possible through a mini futsal goalpost. A special appearance of an artiste – Lagu (Song) performing an upbeat song as we roll the credits at the end of the programme.
Each team consist of 3 participants, two common public contestants and one popular celebrity. Among the contesting celebrities are Ezlynn, Aliff Satar, Zahid, Ana Raffali, Fizo Omar and many others. Among the performing artistes at the end of the show are Nubhan, Lan Kristal, Amylea, Dafi, Elyana and Imran Ajmain and others.