FUMING PLAYERS

At the time of writing this piece, some of the national players, namely Lee Chong Wei as well as doubles pair Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong would have got the clarification/or response from the Badminton Association of Malaysia with regards to their omission from the
 Denmark and French Open’s respectively.
While Chong Wei was entered, and his name subsequently withdrawn from the list of participants, Kk/Tan were not even entered for the French Open.
The players were upset during the Commonwealth Games but requested this blogger from refraining to write the story till the games were over.
But what is more ironic is that the coaches, Misbun Sidek as well as Rexy Mainaky too were not told about the non participation of these players in the two events.
“I submitted a program for Chong Wei and the Danish Open is listed as a tournament he needs to participate. This was to be used as conditioning for the Asian Games. As to who and why he was withdrawn, I really have no idea as we only found out when we were here in New Delhi,” said Misbun.
As for Rexy, he said while he respected the decision, still it was not right for the coaches not to be consulted about withdrawaing or not enntering players.
“It is our neck on the chopping block should players fail thus our programs ought to be respected. We hope to get some info upon our return,” said Rexy.