Kim Pan-Gon, Head coach of Malaysia national team sympathizes with Arif Aiman and Endrick Dos Santos 2 players from Johor Darul Ta’Zim after injuries and released from the centralized camp. and confirmed these situations are not having a major impact on preparations for against Hong Kong national team in the International Friendly ‘A’ Match tomorrow night.
“I sympathize with what happened to Arif (Aiman Hanapi) and Endrick (Dos Santos) who were injured and they need to be released to ensure that their injuries recover as soon as possible.” Pan-Gon said in Pre-match press conference.
“Anyway, throughout my 12 years of experience as a coach either in Hong Kong or in Malaysia, I have rarely been able to gather a perfect lineup, but that is normal and I accept whatever happens.”
“I am optimistic with the existing 25 players because they can perform if they are listed in the main squad, even these players form a strong team and do not rely too much on just two players,” he said at a press conference today.”
Pan-gon insisted that the existing line-up of players did not face any problem to practice the planned tactical approach when facing Andersen’s students who were enthusiastic after the 1-1 draw with Singapore last Thursday.”
He added that his men will come out stronger because it is important if all players have a high spirit to achieve success.”
“I’ve never given up and I’ve never been unable to do it, instead I have to be positive and have to believe in every player.”
“We are in a team and that is very important and it is not always dependent on one or two players only,”
International Friendly ‘A’ Match between Malaysia vs Hong Kong will kick-off on 28 Match 2023 at 10.00 pm. at Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, Iskandar Puteri. Live on Astro Arena, and TV9
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