Home / Sport News
BAM confident new line-up capable of clinching Asian Games medals
Published on: Friday, August 10, 2018

Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is confident the national squad has a good chance of winning medals at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia starting from Aug 18 through its new line-up of players.

BAM president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said its Coaching and Training Committee has decided to retain the top two men's doubles' pairs, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and Teo Ee Yi-Ong Yew Sin based on their wide experience at international platforms.

"We cannot stress the young pair of Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik as it may affect their performance in future.

"I feel our action is right in exposing them to several international tournaments compared to sending them to the Asian Games. Nonetheless, both top pairs have to prove themselves," he said.

Mohamad Norza told reporters after presenting prizes to winners of the Selangor level AirAsia-BAM National Junior League championship at Selangor Badminton Association Datuk Haji Sidek Hall here, Thursday. – Bernama


News Categories

Features
Most Read
RM4m ransom demand
Accountant General confirms Putrajaya's depleting account
Autonomy for Sabah Umno soon, says Zahid
Wipe out illegal gambling: CM
Sabah aspires to be top regional fruit producer
Rosmah told to be present at MACC today
RM50,000 govt allocation for Gaya Street Lantern Fest
Astam clinch Under-11 title
Sabah Mufti's proposal to lower marriage age triggers backlash
Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era




Follow us on            

Advertisement