PETALING JAYA, July 9 (Bernama) -- Malaysia will field two teams in the
Yamaha Asean Cup Under-13 tournament (YACU-13) to be held at the Petaling Jaya
Municipal Stadium this weekend.
Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) assistant secretary-general Kelly
Sathiral said Malaysia, as the YACU-13 host, has the privilege of fielding two
teams in the three-day tournament that starts on Friday.
"Malaysia Yellow and Malaysia Blue will fight in the five nations tournament
with defending champions Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India," he told
reporters after receiving the 4th Yamaha Asean Cup U-13 Football trophy from
Hong Leong Yamaha Motor Sdn Bhd general manager, sales and marketing K.C Leong
at Wisma FAM here.
Malaysia Yellow will be made up of Bukit Jalil Sports School students while
Malaysia Blue will be a blend of hand-picked players from various talent camps
around the country.
The Yamaha Asean Cup which is entering its fourth edition this year is said
to be the best platform for youngsters to showcase their football skills in a
Leong said the tournament would provide a platform for young footballers to
perform and show their football skills en route to taking the first step to
become a professional footballer.
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