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OFFICIAL: Malaysia announced the squad to encounter Vietnam, including Sumareh & Safawi Rasid

OFFICIAL: Malaysia announced the squad to encounter Vietnam, including Sumareh & Safawi Rasid

Recently, coach Tan Cheng Hoe has announced the list of Malaysia team with 25 players attending the match against Vietnam in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.

Recently, the Malaysia Football Federation has announced a list of 25 players to attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier. Coach Tan Cheng Hoe has retained 23 of the 24 names that attended the match against Indonesia and UAE. In addition, the 51-year-old strategist gave the opportunity to two new names, Aidil Zafuan Abd Radzak (Johor Darul Ta'zim) and Abdul Halim Saari (Selangor).

Matthew Davies and Dominic Tan are two players of foreign descent who have received a lot of expectations from coach Tan. 'Malay tigers' still have young mutants like Akhyar, Safari or Zakaria. However, the most prominent team in Malaysia is still three pillars Safawi Rasid, Norshahrul Idlan Talaha and Sumareh.

OFFICIAL: Malaysia announced the squad to encounter Vietnam, including Sumareh & Safawi Rasid

In addition, coach Tan Cheng Hoe also made a backup list with 5 quality names: Syazwan Andik Ishak (JDT), Khairul Fahmi Che Mat (Melaka), Jafri Firdaus Chew (PKNS FC), Amirul Azhan Aznan (Perak) and Azzizan Nordin dan Rawilson Batuil (Sabah). These players will be summoned additionally, if any of the names on the official list get injured.

The Malaysian team will join forces on September 30 to prepare for an international friendly match with Sri Lanka to take place on October 5. After that, coach Tan Cheng Hoe will close the official list with 23 best names to bring to Vietnam to attend the third round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.

According to the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying schedule, Malaysia will march to the guest of the Vietnamese team on October 10th at My Dinh Stadium. This is a predestined match for the two teams because Tan Cheng Hoe's team once lost to Vietnam with a score of 0-1 in the final round of the AFF Cup 2018.

Malaysia official call-ups for upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying:

OFFICIAL: Malaysia announced the squad to encounter Vietnam, including Sumareh & Safawi Rasid