Mathias: Malaysia unlucky and could not cope with huge pressure

BANGKOK: Have Malaysia been left behind in the chase for badminton glory?

The national team are going through a transition period over the last four years with Lee Zii Jia taking over from Lee Chong Wei; with a massive shift in the doubles with the exits of Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong and Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong; and with younger players pushed to the fore with the exodus of many seniors, who were either dropped or have left by choice.

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