KUALA LUMPUR: National goalkeeper Muhd Hafizuddin Othman (pic) aims to make a strong claim for a place in the national team after being out of action for five months. The 27-year-old Kuala Tereng-ganu-born is eyeing to make a return in the six-nation Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from March 23-30 in Ipoh. He last played for Malaysia in a four-nation tournament in Darwin in October.
He is one of the four keepers in the national training squad. The others are the nation’s No. 1 custodian S. Kumar, Mohd Hairi Abdul Rahman and Muhd Zamri Mat Deris.