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CONFIRM: Two European-born players want to play for the Malaysian national team

CONFIRM: Two European-born players want to play for the Malaysian national team

The Malaysian Football Federation (FAM) has revealed that two Malaysian-born players who are playing and playing in Europe have expressed their desire to play for the Malaysian national team.

This was confirmed by FAM secretary-general Stuart Ramalingam, who said a 21-year-old player plays in Germany and an 18-year-old footballer in England is being considered to wear Harimau Malaya.

“Yes, we are considering two hybrid players and we have sent their documents to the Malaysian Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN), [on Tuesday] for review. We have to make sure the validity of Malaysia's materials and players, ”he said.

"We have contacted them and both players (playing in Europe) have agreed and are interested in playing for Malaysia," Ramalingam told the Bernama News Agency.

The unnamed duo will join Melaka United's Albanian-Kosovo hybrid midfielder Liridon Krasnniqi and the Kuala Lumpur FA Brazilian striker Guilherme de Paula to become one of the players Malaysia has taken advantage of to strengthen. National team.

"As soon as we receive confirmation from the government that they (young players) have a legal connection with Malaysia football, we will announce their names," FAM officials told Bernama.

Malaysia, coached by Tan Cheng Hoe, will take part in the second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup Joint-Qualifiers starting September 2019.