Young Tigers head coach, Datuk Ong Kim Swee could not hide his disappointment after losing to Singapore but vows to return stronger next time.
Datuk Ong Kim Swee could not his disappointment and stated that all players shared the same sentiment after losing to Singapore 2-1 and ended their SEA Games campaign at fourth place.
The head coach however insisted that his team will bounce back and will try to improve to reclaim the gold medal in 2015 SEA Games.
Speaking after the game, Kim Swee said, “Today’s failure is not only a setback for me and the players, but also the entire nation, but we have given our best tonight.”
“I know we went into the game with full spirits but whatever it is we have to review our performance and look at our strengths and weaknesses and we will redeem our failure here in the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore,” he added.
After losing to Indonesia in the semi-final that shattered the nation’s hopes of retaining the gold medal, Malaysia yet again failed to perform and lost 2-1 to arch-rivals, Singapore.
Thamil Arasu’s second half goal failed to spark any comeback from the Young Tigers and the defeat means