Malaysia coach happy as the 2022 World Cup qualifiers are postponed
Coach Tan Cheng Hoe was very happy because the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia had to be postponed to 2021.
On the afternoon of August 12, the Asia Football Federation (AFC) announced the postponement of all remaining matches of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia to 2021 due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is unhappy news for Vietnam when the plan of the teachers and teachers Park Hang-seo on August 18 will have to be halted for this.
However, this is good news for the rest of the regional teams. Especially Malaysia, the opponent of Vietnam NT in the next game.
Before the AFC announcement, coach Tan Cheng Hoe was having a stalemate in planning the Malaysia team when the clubs did not agree to release their players to the national team. In addition, the fact that the M-League has not yet returned, causing his players to not have the best form and fitness.
According to New Straits Time, the AFC postponement of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia is a valuable medicine for Malaysia, helping coach Tan Cheng Hoe many times easier in the campaign to conquer the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia.
The Malaysian coach himself was extremely happy: "The 2022 World Cup qualifying postponed to 2021 is really good news for Malaysia. We will have plenty of time to prepare carefully for challenges coming.”
Currently, Tan Cheng Hoe's are ranked 2nd in Group G with 2 points less than Vietnam. The upcoming duel between the two teams at Bukit Jalil Stadium will likely determine the outcome of this group.