Skipper glad seniors backed him before Junior Asia Cup


More confident: Mohd Faris Harizan (left) has learned to be a better captain after his experience at the SEA Games. — GLENN GUAN/The Star

THERE were four senior players in the Speedy Tigers side for the SEA Games but coach Amin Rahim gave the captain’s armband to young Faris Harizan, who excelled in his role as the team swept all before them to take the gold.

After passing the test with flying colours in Cambodia, the 21-year-old is now ready for another big role – as skipper of the national juniors to the men’s Junior Asia Cup in Salalah, Oman from Tuesday.

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