PETALING JAYA: Chin up juniors, you’ll not be sidelined!
Shuttlers beneath the care of supremo Datuk Misbun Sidek within the junior programme obtained a shot within the arm as they are going to be included within the Badminton Affiliation of Malaysia (BAM) blended staff championships from Nov 6-12 on the Academy Badminton Malaysia (ABM).
It’s nice information for the highest juniors as they’re disillusioned over the cancellation of the much-awaited World Junior Championships on Thursday. And enjoying with the seniors will increase their morale.
Nationwide teaching director Wong Choong Hann mentioned he has agreed to develop the match with an analogous format to the Sudirman Cup by together with three extra junior occasions – the boys’ singles, ladies’ singles and blended doubles – all Below-18.
Initially, he had solely deliberate for seven – males’s singles 1, males’s singles 2, girls’s singles, males’s doubles, girls’s doubles, blended doubles and three-on-three.
“Misbun and I mentioned and we thought this transfer will actually construct the camaraderie between the senior and junior gamers, ” mentioned Choong Hann.
“It’ll additionally facilitate the transition plan when the juniors transfer into the senior staff.
“The seniors can information them within the staff. It’ll additionally strengthen the ties between Misbun’s juniors and my elite staff, ” he mentioned.
Choong Hann has divided the staff into 4 teams.
“We wished everybody within the senior staff to be concerned. We’ve break up pairs and ensured that the staff are separated into equal energy. It’ll be attention-grabbing. I’m simply ready for Misbun to provide the names of the juniors to be fielded in every group, ” he mentioned.
The coaches are holding their fingers crossed that the match will go on with none interruption. The plan is to make it like an precise match and guarantee nobody maintain their punches, and it might even be proven dwell.
“We’re simply hoping that the conditional motion management order is not going to be prolonged. In the event that they do, then, we should postpone this match, ” he added.