SEPANG, May 26 (Bernama) -- The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in expressing its satisfaction with the performance of the national badminton squad which emerged runners-up in the Thomas Cup championship in India last night, reminded the players not to be complacent in the international arena.
Its president, Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff said Malaysia's achievement in the tournament was a great recognition for the country.
"We cannot be too contented and need to be wary of the rise of other countries in the international arena of badminton.
"Our competitors are not just Japan as other countries such as India and Thailand have also shown impressive performance," he told reporters after welcoming the return of the national squad from India at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here today.
Meanwhile, national coach Rashid Sidek said the service of Malaysia's world number one player Datuk Lee Chong Wei would still be needed for the coming Thomas Cup.....