Hockey: Messages of Condolences for the late Michael Yan ( Updated 6pm Sunday)

Below are some condolences messages received on the sad demise in f the much loved Michael Yan.

“ A great loss to hockey and my deepest condolences to his family.”

( Dato K. Rajagobal – Former National Football coach)

“ When I played my first MHL for MPS , which also was the first ever MHL in Malaysia, Michael Yan was Coach cum player .He was a respected figure among the youngsters like me at that time”

( K. Dharmaraj – National Women Hockey Coach)

“ May Mike’s soul rest in peace. Great sportsman and a wonderful human being. He personified all the values that we hope sports will teach. A fine example for us all.”

( MP Haridass – Former National women’s coach )

“ A gentleman and a great Hockey enthusiast. Served the state with distinction and honour.”

( K. Maheswari – Former NS and National Captain)

“ A great loss to me personally as we were close. He was one gem of a person.”

( R. Ramakrishnan – 1975 World Cup)

“ Malaysia has lost a legend”.

( Satish Kumar – Kedah HA Deputy President and Former International).

“ A great player and a fine individual who gave his life to the sport. Truly a remarkable individual and will be missed.”

( Dato Ow Soon Kooi – Former National Captain)

May his soul rest in peace .

( Lam Sau Fong – Former Nat Women Captain).

“ Will miss Michael Yan very much , a fine gentlemen he was.”

( B. Sathianathan – Former national and current Selangor coach)

“ A wonderful character who was always dedicated to Hockey.”

( Mustapha Kamil Mohamad – Former Director Yayasan NS)

“ Ayoh ya lah..sad..Good man n v.good player..Good friend too altho rivals always”

( Tharma – Former Selangor player)

“ Sad to hear , a great gentleman and a true sportsman. Will be sadly missed by the Hockey fraternity for his devoted dedication towards the game both state and national. An unsung Hero”

( Dato Alex Soosay – Former AFC Secretary General)

“ The passing of a great athlete. May God bless his soul and RIP “

( Col Wong Ah Jit – Former SRAM Executive Director)

“ Sorry to hear the sad news. My deepest condolences to the family.”

( Dato Sieh Kok Chi – Former Hon Secretary OCM)

This will be updated when I receive more messages