Coach hails Najmi’s leadership qualities and scoring prowess

Inspirational: Captain Najmi Farizal Jazlan (holding bottle) has kept Malaysia in the challenge at the Indoor Asia Cup. — MHC

PETALING JAYA: Indonesia have always been a thorn in the flesh for Malaysia and it takes a strong character like Najmi Farizal Jazlan to guide the Malaysian hockey team to safety at the Indoor Asia Cup in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan.

Captain Najmi’s leadership and his ability to handle the pressure and scoring crucial goals had saved Malaysia the blushes twice – first against Kazakhstan but most importantly against Indonesia – on Wednesday.

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