May 12, 2022 - FAS
Nine young Selangor FC players have responded to the call of Harimau Malaya in the ongoing Vietnam SEA Games 2021 tournament where two of the nine players, Danial Asri and Syahir Bashah are two new faces who have attracted the interest of Malaysian under-23 operator, Brad Maloney to join his team for the first time in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Danial is a Selangor FC development player who started with the Selangor Youth team in 2019. He was named the Local Top Scorer for the 2020 Premier League competition. Read more about Danial Asri at: bit.ly/KenaliPemainDanialAsri
Syahir Bashah is the new young player of Selangor FC this year. He is one of the team's 'regular' players this season and has scored his first Super League goal against Harini FT in the 2022 FA Cup. Read info on Syahir at: https://bitly.com/SyahirIsRED
Both of them have earned high trust from Brad when they were listed twice to play in the starting line-up recently against Thailand and Laos for the Group B opener.
For information, Danial scored his 'debut' goal in the match against Thailand in the 61st minute and Syahir opened his goal account in the 42nd minute against Laos yesterday. Both goals were scored by Selangor FC's young player, Mukhairi Ajmal who is also the captain of the country's under-23 team.
According to Danial, he was grateful for the opportunity "I feel very proud and grateful to have been chosen to represent Malaysia which is the dream and ambition of all footballers. Although the team's preparation is quite limited, coach Brad has placed me in his starting lineup. This means he trusts me, so I have to give my best with the opportunity given. ”
"There is no doubt that I am very proud to score the first goal in my first appearance with the national team," added Danial.
Syahir also shared some of his happiness, "I am grateful to be called to the national team for the first time. I have been looking forward to this opportunity for a long time. Thank you to coach Brad for believing in me even though I am one of the new players on the team. I have given my best. in the match during the day and will continue to give everything until the end of the 2022 Vietnam SEA Games, "said Syahir.
For everyone's information, all the young players of Selangor FC in the list of 20 Vietnam SEA Games 2021 have played in this tournament after Faiz Amer managed to place himself in the starting lineup against Laos yesterday.
Selangor FC wishes the 2022 Vietnam SEA Games the best of luck to the under -23 team.