KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) - The national rugby squad are aiming to gain promotion to Division 1 in the HSBC Asian Five Nations Championship (A5N) in Doha, Qatar.
The three-day championship starts on May 20.
Malaysian Rugby Union (MRU) president, Datuk Wira Amiruddin Embi said the squad wanted to redeem their defeat to Thailand and Singapore at the previous two editions of the A5N.
"We long to win after suffering those losses despite Malaysia having a good quality team, and this time we aim to join the countries in Division 1.
"For now, Malaysia are ranked second behind Thailand in Division 2, followed by Iran and Qatar in third and fourth positions respectively," Amiruddin told a press conference at Wisma OCM here Thursday.....