Badminton: New ambassador function is a tonic for Tze Yong to lift his sport | Jobs Punch

PETALING JAYA: Nationwide males’s singles shuttler Ng Tze Yong has obtained a well-timed enhance forward of the Malaysian Open, beginning tomorrow on the Axiata Area.

The 22-year-old Tze Yong, who reached a career-high No. 25 within the newest world rankings, was chosen to affix Lee Zii Jia (males’s singles), Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik (males’s doubles), Pearly Tan- M. Thinaah (girls’s doubles) as one of many 100Plus ambassadors.

Tze Yong is grateful for the sponsorship and guarantees to ship good outcomes to indicate his appreciation, beginning with the house tourney.

“I really feel completely happy and grateful for his or her sponsorship and hope to repay their help with good outcomes,” he mentioned.

Tze Yong will compete with world No. 25 of Eire Nhat Nguyen within the first spherical and if he wins, he’s anticipated to play in opposition to impartial participant and world No. 2 Lee Zii Jia.

Stable help: Ng Tze Yong posing for a photograph with F&N Drinks Advertising and marketing Sdn Bhd enterprise director Leong Wai Yin after being chosen as one of many 100Plus ambassadors. — SSKANESAN/The Star

Nonetheless, Zii Jia needed to defeat the world No. 7 of Japan’s Kodai Naraoka to create a doable all-Malaysian conflict.

Tze Yong mentioned that he’s anticipating a tricky match in opposition to the Irish.

“I’ve talked with coach (Hendrawan) in regards to the sport plan and I’m prepared for a tricky opening match.

“After all I wish to win, however I do not give it some thought as a result of I will take it one sport at a time,” he mentioned.

In the meantime, F&N Drinks Advertising and marketing Sdn Bhd enterprise director Leong Wai Yin is delighted that Tze Yong has been chosen because the sixth ambassador.

“100Plus helps badminton gamers and we selected Tze Yong as a result of he’s the No. 1 males’s singles within the nationwide staff and 100Plus additionally seems at nurturing younger skills,” he mentioned.

“We wish to give him motivation to play properly within the Malaysian Open and we consider he has a vivid future,” he mentioned.

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