KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) will field a strong national team when they make their debut in the Australian Hockey League (AHL) on Sept 29.
Malaysia will have two teams in the men’s category and one in the women’s section of the AHL.
The entire national team, minus two players – police inspector trainees Razie Rahim and Nabil Fiqri – will feature for the Tigers. The Blues, as the development squad will be known, will comprise youngsters and seniors.
Their participation in the AHL is part of Malaysia’s preparations for the 2018 New Delhi World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The other foreign teams in the men’s tournament are the junior teams from India and New Zealand.
Shukri Mutalib will skipper the Tigers, Baljit Singh will captain the Blues and Siti Noor Amarina will lead the women in Perth.
Ten teams each will compete in the men’s and women’s categories in the AHL.
THE MALAYSIAN TEAMS
S. Kumar, Mohd Hairi Abd Rahman, Mohd Sukri Abdul Mutalib, Mohd Izad Hakimi Jamaluddin, Faiz Helmi Jali, Muhamed Najib Abu Hassan, Mohd Marhan Mohd Jalil, Mohd Fitri Saari, Meor Mohd Azuan Hasan, Joel Samuel van Huizen, Mohd Azri Hassan, Mohd Firhan Ashari, Mohd Shahril Saabah, Mohd Ramadan Rosli, Mohd Rashid Baharom, Mohd Haziq Samsul, Nik Mohd Aiman Nik Rozemi, Mohd Najmi Farizal Jazlan,
Mohd Ridwan Azmi, Mohd Hafizuddin Othman, Mohd Firdaus Omar, Luqman Nul Hakim Ahmad Shukran, Nor Azrul Abdul Rahman, Baljit Singh, Mohd Aslam Mohd Hanafiah, Shazril Irwan Nazli, Syed Mohd Syafiq Syed Cholan, Mohd Amirol Aideed, Mohd Ashran Hamsani, Rafizul Ezry Mustafa, Harvinder Singh, Norsyafiq Sumantri, Mohd Sufi Ismat Rohulamin, Mohd Akhimullah Anuar Esook, Izwan Firdaus Ahmad Tajuddin, Faizal Saari.
Mas Huzaimah Md Aziz, Siti Noor Hafiza Zainordin, Siti Noor Amarina Ruhani, Juliani Mohd Din, Siti Shahida Saad, Nurul Safiqah Mat Isa, Nur Syafiqah Mohd Zain, Norazlin Sumantri, Raja Norsharina Raja Shabuddin, Fatin Shafika Mahd Sukri, Wan Norfaiezah Md Saiuti, Nuraini Abdul Rashid, Surizan Awang Noh, Hanis Nadiah Onn, Siti Rahmah Othman, Nurul Nabihah Mansur, Fazilla Sylvester Silin, Fatin Naimah Zaki.