Tuesday, December 11, 2012


A total of four players from the Project 2013 have found a place in the senior squad for the 2nd Asian Champions Trophy in Doha next week.

Two of them Mohd Syamim Yusof and Mohd Izad Hakimi Jamaluddin will be making their international debut while the other two junior players are Fitri Saari and Faiz Helmi.

Ironically the team will see two pairs of brothers donning national colours at the same tournament , Izad and Roslan while the other is Fitri and Faisal.

Had Jivan Mohan be retained, he would have teamed up with Jiwa Mohan to make it three set of brothers.

Eight players from the squad that finished fourth in the recent Champions Challenge in Argentina have made way for the inclusion of several youngsters.

The eight omitted are Chua Boon Huat, Jivan Mohan, Ismail Abu, Izwan Firdaus, Mohd Amin Rahim, Mohd Shukri Mitalib Mohd Marhan Jalil and Baljit Singh.

They have been replaced by Izad, Syamim, Hafifihafiz Hanafi, Jiwa Mohan, Mohd Sallehin Ghani, Mohammad Azammi Abadi Mohd Noor Faeez Ibrahim and Norhizzat Sumantri.