Malaysia’s Indoor Hockey Team Prepares for Sultan Nazrin Shah Cup: Hopes High as They Target Qualification for the Championship Final. Team Manager Shurizan Mansor Shares Insights on the Team’s Strategy
In the meantime, world ranking points can be earned at the Sultan Nazrin Shah Cup International Indoor Hockey Tournament, which is scheduled to take place at the Indera Mulia Stadium from tomorrow until November 11.
In addition to Malaysia, the competition will be attended by Namibia (13th), Australia (14th), New Zealand (23rd), Hong Kong, and South Africa, which is ranked seventh in the world.
The national women’s hockey squad also came down as the defending champions at the second edition of the Tuanku Zara Cup Women’s International Indoor Hockey Championship which was also organized together.
In the inaugural edition of the Tuanku Zara Cup in 2019, the Malaysian team defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 in the final match at the Perak Jubilee Hall, Kuala Kangsar.
The national women’s squad is ranked 35th in the world ranking and this time the tournament is also joined by the South African team which is ranked sixth, Australia (ninth), Namibia (10th), Switzerland (15th) and New Zealand (the -21)