#2017SEAGames: Mohd Syafiq will go all out to contribute gold in squash

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The national squash team are optimistic that they can rake in a good number of medals at the upcoming 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA games.

With names like Mohammad Syafiq Mohd Kamal, Eain Yow, S Sivasangari, and Rachel Arnold, we have a solid squad battling it out in home soil.

Squash prodigy Mohammad Syafiq Mohd Kamal has assured sports fans that his team will go all out to make sure Malaysia doesn’t settle for anything less than gold at the 2017 SEA Games.

The world No 103 will be making his way to Ireland on 9th of April to play in a professional tournament to prepare himself for the SEA games and to meliorate his world ranking.

“If every one of us give our best and stay focused during the games, I think it’s possible to win gold in all the events.” Mohammad Syafiq told Harian Metro.

However, he urged his fellow squash mates not to underestimate their opponents.

“Countries like Singapore and the Philippines have some really good players, and I think they will give us a good challenge.” he added.

In total, Malaysia bagged four gold medals and four silver medals in squash during the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore.

Mohammad Syafiq will be participating in the doubles category with his partner and another squash ace, Ng Eain Yow.