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Coach Tan Cheng Hoe revealed the playstyle against Vietnam

Coach Tan Cheng Hoe revealed the playstyle against Vietnam

Coach Tan Cheng Hoe and player Syafiq Ahmad proved full of confidence before the confrontation with Vietnam in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, after winning Sri Lanka with a score of 6-0.

The Malaysian team won 6-0 against Sri Lanka in a friendly match at Bukit Jalil Stadium. This is the match that coach Tan Cheng Hoe wants to test the tactical squad to prepare for the upcoming match with Vietnam in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Therefore, the 51-year-old military leader has put many pillars on the bench such as naturalized striker Sumareh, Zaquan, Safari Rashid or central midfielder Syamer Kutty Abba. However, in the Malaysian squad, there are still notable stars such as Talaha, Safawin Rasid, Syafiq Ahmad or Akhyar Rashid.

The most impressive player in this match was Syafiq Ahmad with a hat-trick, Syafiq scored in the 9th, 76 and 89 minutes, while Shahrul Saad (14 minutes), Norshahrul Idlan Talaha (17 minutes) and Akhyar Rashid (minutes 51).

Coach Tan Cheng Hoe revealed the playstyle against Vietnam

This is the 6th victory in a total of 9 matches in 2019 of Malaysia. This helps coach Tan Cheng Hoe trust his players to have the spirit and confidence when entering the match against the Vietnamese team.

Mr. Tan Cheng Hoe said: “This is a very good result. My players focused and showed determination throughout the match. I believe the players will continue to maintain this spirit and play when we play against Vietnam. I have yet to close the list of 23 players for the trip to Hanoi. I will have to carefully consider the physical condition of each player before completing the list.

Meanwhile, with the hat-trick obtained in this match, Syafiq was very confident: “It was great to score a hat-trick today. We showed our ability and composure during the match. I hope we can play like that in Hanoi”.