Bernhardt calls up two new faces, retains 22 players in U22 national team

Frank Bernhardt has called up 24 players to take part in the upcoming Nations Cup tournament and a training camp in Chiba, Japan.

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Malaysia Under-22 (U22) head coach, Frank Bernhardt has called up 24 players for Nations Cup 2016 and a training camp in Chiba, Japan.

Bernhadt has retained 22 out of the 29 players who beat Philippines U22 4-1 and drew 1-1 with Nepal last March, while adding two fresh faces.

Some of the players who got the callup are Kedah trio, Syafiq Ahmad, Farhan Roslan and Arif Farhan. Team captain, Faris Shah Rosli (Kelantan) has also been retained in the squad, together with Shahrul Hakim, also from Kelantan.

Meanwhile, the two new faces who received the call up are Adam Nor Azlin from Selangor and DRB Hicom’s right back, Sanjef Dinesh.

All 24 players will report for central training at Wisma FAM next week on the 23rd of May, before heading off for the tournament and to Japan.

The squad will first travel to Melaka on the 29th of May for the Nations Cup 2016 tournament and will face Singapore U21 in the opening match.

They will then travel to Chiba, Japan on June 9th for a training camp, and they are also scheduled to play a series of friendly matches in Japan.

The Malaysia U22 squad:

Name Age Team
Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad 21 Kedah
Mohammad Farhan Roslan 20 Kedah
Muhammad Arif Farhan Md Isa 20 Kedah
Muhammad Safawi Rasid 19 T-Team
Mohamad Arif Fadzilah Abu Bakar 20 T-Team
Muhammad Zuasyraf Zulkiefle 20 T-Team
Dominic Tan Jun Jin 19 JDT II
Muhammad Syazwan Andik Mohd Ishak 20 JDT II
Mohamad Faris Shah Mohd Rosli 21 Kelantan
Muhamad Shahrul Hakim Rahim 21 Kelantan
Muhamad Arif Mohamed Anwar 21  Kuala Lumpur
Muhammad Irfan Zakaria 21 Kuala Lumpur
Muhamad Danish Haziq Saipul Hisham 19 Negeri Sembilan
Thanabalan A/L Nadarajah 21 Negeri Sembilan
Muhammad Firdaus Saiyadi 20 Perak
Ahmad Khairil Anuar Ahmad Zamri 21 Perak
Sanjef Dinesh A/L R S Baskeran 21 DRB-Hicom FC
Muhammad Shah Amirul Mohd Zamri 18 Pahang
Muhammad Haziq Nadzli 18 PDRM
Muhd Jafri Muhammad Firdaus Chew 19 Penang
Nur Shamie Iszuan Amin 21 Sarawak
Amierul Hakimi Awang 21 Terengganu
Mohd Adib Zainuddin 21 UiTM FC
Adam Nor Azlin 20  Selangor
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