PETALING JAYA: Your voice issues to others, unbiased shuttlers!
That is Youth and Sports activities Minister Hannah Yeoh’s response to the pleas of a gaggle of unbiased shuttlers who simply need an opportunity to share their struggles and be heard.
“It’s already in my plan (to satisfy them) in January. These 4 townhalls (with athletes) aren’t all we do. Later, I will even meet all of the sports activities operators,” Hannah mentioned.
Hannah met with completely different batches of athletes underneath the umbrella of the Nationwide Sports activities Council (NSC) and Nationwide Sports activities Associations (NSAs) to listen to their views, with the hope of bettering their well-being and surroundings in order that they’ll succeed of their careers.
Unbiased shuttlers, nonetheless, will not be underneath the supervision of the NSC or the Badminton Affiliation of Malaysia (BAM).
They need to finance their very own journeys, ebook their very own coaching venue, handle their very own bodily coaching, cope with their damage therapy and depend on sponsors and prize cash to outlive on their very own ft.
On Saturday, indies like Chan Peng Quickly, Vivian Hoo, Shevon Lai Jemie, Cheam June Wei (pic) and Soong Joo Ven spoke for the whole thing of unbiased gamers.
They hope that the federal government will take a step to lighten their burden of their need to maintain the nation’s flag excessive in worldwide tournaments.
As they look forward to the much-anticipated assembly with the minister, the gamers will probably be out first to present their greatest on the Malaysian Open beginning tomorrow on the Axiata Enviornment.