I missed out on representing the national rugby team when they clinched the gold medal at the KL SEA Games in 2017, so I want to make up for it by helping the team retain it this year.
With each race, we become more confident, but there is no guarantee, plus the Thai boat is chasing us closely as are the Malaysian teams. If they get a bit of good luck, they also have a chance to win. We will work hard tomorrow.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- A coalition of 29 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has come up in support of the Malaysian Government’s decision in disallowing Israeli athletes into the country for the World Para Swimming Championships 2019 due in July.
We will be doing comprehensive preparations beginning next week as we expect fierce challenge from the Philippines who have many mixed-parentage players from countries like England and New Zealand. We are also aware of the threat from neighbouring countries Singapore and Thailand.
If there is a problem, it also involves MFL. We have to make sure that the problems are resolved well and not made into an issue out there," he said when met by reporters after the meeting.
Two national representatives Muhammad Ridwan Sahrom and Mohammad Fariz Haikal Mohd Kadir missed the chance to win a medal at the 26th Asian Youth Track Championship keirin event which took place at the same venue.
It would be interesting to see whether the young players can become good enough in a short time because 18 months is very short time when you look at young players.