Malaysia national team has announced 25 players in the squad for Pestabola Merdeka 2023 (International Friendly ‘A’ Matches) from 13 – 17 October 2023 at Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.
Based on the list, Pan Gon has retained a total of 21 from 25 players who were called up in the previous centralized training camp for the International ‘A’ Matches against Syria and China in Chengdu, China, on 6-9 September 2023.
The remaining four players consist of three players from the Malaysia U23 national team squad who played in the AFC U23 Asian Cup 2024 Qualifiers in Chonburi, Thailand, in September 2023, namely Azam Azmi Murad, Mukhairi Ajmal Mahadi and Nooa Laine as well as one new player, goalkeeper Suhaimi Husin.
The list of 25 players is as follows.
SYIHAN HAZMI (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
MATTHEW DAVIES (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
LA’VERE CORBIN-ONG (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
ENDRICK DOS SANTOS (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
ARIF AIMAN (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
SAFAWI RASID (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
AKHYAR RASHID (JOHOR DARUL TA’ZIM)
SHARUL NAZEEM (SELANGOR FC)
BRENDAN GAN (SELANGOR FC)
FAISAL HALIM (SELANGOR FC)
QUENTIN CHENG (SELANGOR FC)
MUKHAIRI AJMAL (SELANGOR FC)
DOMINIC TAN (SABAH FC)
DANIEL TING (SABAH FC)
STUART WILKIN (SABAH FC)
DARREN LOK (SABAH FC)
EZEQUIEL AGUERO (SRI PAHANG FC)
SHAMIE ISZUAN (SRI PAHANG FC)
SUHAIMI HUSIN (TERENGGANU FC)
AZAM AZMI MURAD (TERENGGANU FC)
PAULO JOSUE (KUALA LUMPUR CITY)
AZRI GHANI (KUALA LUMPUR CITY)
DION COOLS (BURIRAM UNITED)
JUNIOR ELDSTAL (DEWA UNITED)
NOOA LAINE (SJK SEINAJOKI)
Malaysia national team will play their first match of the Pestabola Merdeka 2023 against India on 13 October 2023. and They will then face either Palestine or Tajikistan (final match or third placing) on 17 October 2023.
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