Malaysia has just named the players for Thomas and Uber Cup. And especially on the men’s team, there is a bit of a surprise.

Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has just named the players for the upcoming Thomas and Uber Cup starting 20th of May in Thailand’s capital Bangkok.

Thomas Cup Squad
Single
  • Lee Chong Wei
  • Lee Zii Jia
  • Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin
  • Leong Jun Hao
Double
  • Tan Wee Kiong and Goh V Shem
  • Mohd Arif Latif and Teo Ee Yi
  • Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik
 
Especially the selection of Mohd Arif Latif instead of Yew Sin is quite a surprise. Yew Sin is currently ranked 17 on the world ranking with Ee Yi, whereas Arif never has appeared in a major double tournament, as he up until recently has excelled in the single category.
 
Uber Cup Squad
On the women’s team, everything is pretty much as expected. The names players are:
 
Single
  • Soniia Cheah
  • Goh Jin Wei
  • Lee Ying Ying
  • S. Kisona
Double
  • Vivian Hoo and Goh Yea Ching,
  • Chow Mei Kuan and Lee Meng Yean
  • Soong Fie Cho and Tee Jing Yi.
Source: The Star

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