PETALING JAYA, Aug 4 (Bernama) -- Defender Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak has been retained as captain of the Harimau Malaya squad for the friendly match against Tajikistan on Friday.
National coach Dollah Salleh said Aidil Zafuan, a player from Johor Darul Takzim, was picked based on his experience, consistent performance and his compatibility with the other team members.
"After discussing with the assistant coaches and several others, we unanimously retain Aidil as team captain and Amri (Amri Yahyah) as assistant team captain.
"It is based on his experience and character on the field as he can direct the players well. I am also comfortable with his performance," he said when met at Wisma FAM here, today.
Aidil Zafuan, 27, took over as team captain from Safiq Rahim this year when the Harimau Malaya squad was handled by temporary coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee.....