Skip to main content

"Our standards are dropping"

National Olympic and Sea Games coach Ong Kim Swee admitted the standard of play among the teams in the region has "dropped".

He admitted it is a problem faced by all the other South East Asian nations but was quick to add Malaysia is able to stamp its dominance as we have several players including Nazmi Faiz Mansor (pic), Fandi Othman and Gary Steven Robbat who will still be able to play in the coming editions of the Sea Games.

As Kim Swee rightly pointed out, we need to have better representation in the age group tournaments including the AFC Under-16 championship.

Read Kim Swee's take here.

HD says: It's time to expose the younger lads.

Comments

  1. If we don't take any "major action", the same "standard procedure" will just go over and over again. And our wonderkid (nazmi and other young talent that yet to be discover) just stuck at the same level.

    p/s: message to "wonderkids" out there: stay out from alcohol, clubs, drugs and don't get busy with cars.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yes I agree, with that all explained above..Youth are getting inactive in general, and there are so many factors behind this.

    football world cup 2014

    ReplyDelete
  3. This young teen talents need to get caliber footie agent with good contacts in Netherland, Germany and Swiss. The players need to aspire to go on a trial there instead of dreaming playing in M-League. Stuck here they will likely become mor euseless just like a certain guy (mr. F***ry S).

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

What went wrong with KL SEA Games?

145 gold medals.
It's the best Team Malaysia has ever achieved since the inception of the SEAP Games in1959.
The 29th edition of the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur ended yesterday. The opening ceremony dazzled those at the stands and viewers at home while the performances during the closing ceremony yesterday jogged plenty of musical memories to many.
Our athletes, the real superheroes, brought smiles through their heroic display. They made everyday a happy day.
Kudos to the officials - from the coaches, the National Sports Institute and National Sports Council - for their hard work in ensuring our athletes perform to their best.
But it was not all memorable.
From

'World fashion disaster' in KL

World Fashion Week Asia 2017 ended over the weekend.

And the launch on Friday at Palace of the Golden Horses at Mines Resort City just outside Kuala Lumpur turned out to be a forgettable night.

Why?

It was poorly organised.

Just as many are trying to get over the nightmare witnessed throughout the KL SEA Games, the organiser of World Fashion Week Asia 2017 has made it look like Malaysians seem to have lost it when it comes to hosting major events and hospitality.

Here's why.

Royal protocol ignored

1. The Sultanah of Terengganu Sultanah Nur Zahirah was invited to grace the event.
    a. There was no holding room for the Sultanah and VIPs accompanying her.
    b. The Sultanah was invited on stage without anyone accompanying her there (a big NO NO if anyone knows protocol involving royalty).
    c. The event dragged on till 11.30pm, way past the cut off point of the very many events I've attended with members of the royal family present.
   d. The Sultanah was forced to walk all t…

Klang run 'illegal', says Sports Commissioner

UPDATE (Dec 11; 11.58am): Sporting events approved by Sports Commissioner's Office will be posted on the Youth and Sports Ministry's website starting Dec 14, as revealed by the Sports Commissioner in her statement today. I'm glad the last point of my observation (as per posting right below) has been addressed.

---

UPDATE (10.57pm): A Twitter user had sent me a link by the organiser of the Klang Heritage Marathon 2017. It states that the marathon has been "postponed to Oct 14, 2018" and that they have been victims of fake news and will lodge reports with the authorities against materials with elements of defamation or fake news. Read the full statement, posted on Dec 2, here.

---
ORIGINAL POST

A Klang City International Marathon 2017 pacer suffered serious injuries after she and two others were hit by a car

Turns out that the organiser of this morning's event, Earth Runners International Group Sdn Bhd, DID NOT submit any application to the Sports Commissioner&#…