MABA | Malaysia Basketball Association All Malaysia announces line up for FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Pre Qualifiers

Malaysia announces line up for FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Pre Qualifiers

Malaysia Basketball Association names a young but experienced line up for the upcoming SEABA Pre Qualifiers for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021. The qualifiers will be held from June 26-30 2018 at Stadium Mono 29 in Nonthaburi, Thailand with the top four teams moving onto the next round of qualifiers in September 2018. The other countries participating will be Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Cambodia

The team will be coached by Australian, Brian Lester, who returns for his third stint as the national team coach, having previously coached from 1995-1996 and 2003-2006. He will be assisted by the former head coach of the Myanmar national team, Tan Kok Heng.

As preparations for the SEABA pre qualifiers, the team will be playing a warm up tournament in Xiamen, China from the 16th of June where they will potentially face opposition from China, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan and Australia.

The Malaysian roster is as follows:-

No.NameHeightWeightAgePositionLatest FIBA Tournament
0Kuek Tian Yuan198 cm93 kg26ForwardSEABA Cup 2016
5Yew Yii Yan172 cm70 kg21Guard
7Teo Kok Hou175 cm72 kg23GuardSEABA Championship 2017
8Heng Yee Tong178 cm74 kg20GuardSEABA Championship 2017
10Yek Liang Chun190 cm89 kg21Forward
11Wong Yi Hou191 cm76 kg21ForwardSEABA Cup 2016
15Anthony Liew Wen Qian194 cm96 kg22CenterSEABA Championship 2017
21Mak Lok Seng192 cm95 kg23CenterSEABA Championship 2017
27Ting Chun Hong188 cm90 kg22ForwardSEABA Championship 2017
30Chin Zhi Shin190 cm92 kg31ForwardSEABA Championship 2017
41Ivan Yeo195 cm93 kg25ForwardSEABA Cup 2016
71Ong Wei Yong177 cm66 kg24GuardSEABA Championship 2017
  • The team has named Gan Hoong Hoong, Liew Wei Yuong and Chang Zi Fueng as standby players in the event of any injuries

Back row (L to R)- Chin Zhi Shin, Chang Zi Fueng, Yek Liang Chun, Kuek Tian Yuan, Anthony Liew, Mak Lok Seng, Ting Chun Hong
Front Row (L to R) -Wong Yi Hou, Ong Wei Yong, Teo Kok Hou, Heng Yee Tong, Gan Hoong Hoong, Yew Yii Yan, Liew Wei Yuong
* Missing- Ivan Yeo

Malaysia’s schedule will be as follows:-

DateOpponentTime (Local Time)
26/6/18Indonesia12.30 PM
27/6/18Cambodia1.00 PM
28/6/18Thailand3.30 PM
29/6/18Singapore1.00 PM
30/6/18Brunei6.15 PM


Full schedule of the games are at the link below

Source: ASEAN Sports | Click Here

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