Malaysia will have their best players in the Harimau Malaya squad once more after Nelo Vingada's inaugural call-up list included a number of Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) players, including Safiq Rahim, S. Kunanlan, Izham Tarmizi Roslan and Fazly Mazlan.
New Malaysia coach Nelo Vingada may have to name his Malaysia squad the moment he arrives in Malaysia on May 25. FourFourTwo lists 10 players that could be recalled or handed their first call-up, and rather unsurprisingly the list is dominated by the return of Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) players.
Johor Darul Ta’zim’s (JDT) defeat to Japan’s Gamba Osaka highlighted the difference in standard between the two countries. FourFourTwo highlights several talking points from Tuesday’s AFC Champions League Playoff clash at Suita City Football Stadium.
Malaysia Super League (MSL) teams often depend on foreign centre-backs to hold the fort but there were a few Malaysian defenders who performed admirably, some proving to be the best in their respective positions.