Thai stint a transit stop in Cheng Hoe’s footballing voyage

EIGHT passes, seven players, 20 seconds – and GOAL!The move that led to Syahmi Safari’s wonder goal in the AFF Cup semi-finals against Thailand almost six years ago became the highlight of the launch of the much-awaited Malaysian DNA in 2019.

To Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) technical director then, Peter de Roo, it was the perfect illustration of Tan Cheng Hoe’s game plan that reflected the Malaysian way of playing.

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