Malaysian hockey players have been winning a lot of the time in their recent competitions. This has led to many people becoming more interested in their sport, which is great for them.
Ng Siow Zhi was born on 27 April 1964 in Kuala Lumpur. He is a retired Malaysian field hockey player. Siow played at the 1988, 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics. He also played for Malaysian team for twenty years before retiring in 1998.
Siow was one of the most successful hockey players to have emerged from Malaysia, winning three gold medals at Southeast Asian Games and two bronze medals at Asian Games along with various other international medals and trophies on the world stage.
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Hockey may not be a big sport in Malaysia, but it has been around for a while. One of Malaysia’s most popular hockey players is Nur Irfan. She has had many wins, and has competed internationally as well.
Boxing is another popular sport in Malaysia. In 2017, it was announced that Manny Pacquiao would fight Amir Khan in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. This was Pacquiao’s 8th appearance at the stadium which seats 52,000 people and where he won his world championship belt on November 12, 2006 against Oscar Larios to become the first Asian boxer to win world titles in 7 weight divisions.
The Malaysian Hockey Team has won many championships and tournaments in the international stage. Since Malaysia is an associate member with the International Hockey Federation since 2013, this has been their first time competing in the World Cup.
This year, Muhammad Irfan Muhamad Shafiq, a 20-year-old Malaysian hockey player scored his first goal for Malaysia at the World Cup and is named as one of the top ten players at the tournament.
He mainly plays as a defender but he was able to score on that very first game because he was put on attack.
Nicole Miethke is Malaysian hockey player and has managed to be the second-most capped player in women’s hockey by the age of 18. This means she is often on teams together, so she has had a chance to meet many different people from around the world while playing a sport that she loves.
She played on Malaysia’s national women’s hockey team at the 2012 Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria and led her team to a silver medal. She then went on to win gold medals with Malaysia at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea and 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. She also won a bronze medal for Malaysia at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Miethke is one of only three players who have made more than 100 caps for their national team as of.
When talking about Malaysian hockey players, we usually only think about national hockey player, Harimau Malaysia. But in fact, many other talented hockey players exist and not just that, they have achieved many victories as well.
Ismael Sazali is a Malaysian hockey player that has won many titles for his country. The most recent victory was the gold at the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2018. Ismael first picked up a hockey stick when he was 8 years old and started playing at 15 years old with his school team.
Recently, Ismael had an interview with The Star where he talked about his life as a professional athlete. He also expressed how grateful he is to have this opportunity to be able to play and share his passion with others while making an impact on society through sport