TUESDAY, 24th MARCH
– Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Sports Centre Director, Mohd Asyraaf Fong Abdullah was appointed as Malaysian Women Football Head Coach in the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Football Tournament 2015.
According to a statement, he will be reporting for duty this 7th
April before going to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with the national team for the tournament on 1st
“Thank you Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) for believing in me to guide the national team,” he said.
Asyraaf also expressed his grateful to UMS Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah, and the university administrative management for supporting him to contribute his service to the country.
“The faith given to me, to lead the squad, is an honour for Sabah and the university,” he added.
Even though the time is short, he is positive planning strategies for the national team after friendly match games with Bangkok Thonburi University and Thailand national team in mid-April. -ZMD (JA)Media and Citra Division