High-scoring start a good warm-up for Malaysia ahead of Kazakhstan tie

Get set, go!: Malaysia captain (third from left) Najmi Farizal Jazlan prepares to take a penalty corner against Oman in the Indoor Asia Cup in Kazakhstan on May 21. — MHC

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian warmed up for their crucial tie against hosts Kazakhstan with a thumping 10-2 win over Oman in the opening Group B match of the Indoor Asian Cup in Taldykorgan yesterday.

Despite the comfortable win, national indoor hockey head coach Rodmanizam Mat Radzi said the players must cut down on their errors against Kazakhstan who have the experience of playing in the indoor World Cup twice (2018 and 2023).

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