Will Zii Jia join Axelsen in Dubai for training?

Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia (right) poses with the winner's trophy next to runner-up Denmark's Viktor Axelsen after the All-England men's singles final. - AFP

PETALING JAYA: Olympic Games champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark is standing by Malaysian No. 1 shuttler Lee Zii Jia on the latter’s decision to turn professional.

Zii Jia has resigned from the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) and wants to continue his journey as an independent player.

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