Young, bold and brave

Instant impact: Shahmie Irfan Suhaimi (left) scored his first international goal against Japan in the 13th spot classification match where the Speedy Tigers won 3-2.

PETALING JAYA: Confidence is a rare commodity among young sportsmen these days but national hockey head coach A. Arulselvaraj has seen this special trait in Shahmie Irfan Suhaimi.

The national junior striker was named in the Speedy Tigers squad for the World Cup in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela in India which concluded last week as one of the two reserves.

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