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Lost by Laos in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup, Malaya Tiger fans are disgusted to see the defeat of the U-23 Malaysia National Team: Okezone Bola


PHNOM PENH – Fans of the Malaysian National Team (Timnas) seem to be really disappointed with the failure of the U-23 Team in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup. Even the Harimau Muda supporters were disgusted by the defeat of the U-23 Malaysia National Team, which was beaten twice by Laos in the tournament.

Yes, the Malaysia U-23 national team lost twice in their meeting in Group B of the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup. Most warmly, Malaysia U-23 lost 0-2 to Laos and made the Young Tiger team fall from the tournament held in Phnom Penh, the Cambodia.

Malaysia’s second defeat from Laos this time began with the action of Bounphachan Bounkong who scored a goal through a free kick in the 43rd minute. Malaysia then fell further behind Souksakhone Bouaphaivanh’s goal (85 ‘).

The defeat also fulfilled the aggregate of the Malaysia U-23 National Team over Laos in Group B of the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup to 1-4. Bearing in mind, the first meeting which was held on February 18th ended 1-2 which was also won by Laos.

This result made many Malaysian netizens express their disappointment in the comments column uploaded by the Malaysian Football Federation (FAM). The post, which was uploaded on Monday, February 21, 2022, was immediately flooded with disappointed comments.

“The senior squad failed, the junior squad failed too. What do you want to be?” wrote @quayuh in the comments column uploaded by the @FAM_Malaysia twitter account, quoted on Tuesday (22/2/2022).

“Sculpted in history is losing 2 times from Laos in 4 days. Very disgusting, ”continued @bazookapenakatw.

Not only that, Media Malaysia, Makan Bola also called the two defeats one of the worst in history. The reason is, the Malayan Tiger – the nickname of the Malaysian National Team – was defeated by a team with a far difference in ranking.

It is known, the Malaysian national team is now in 154th place, while the Laos national team is 187th. Of course, this is a big blow for the Malayan Tigers, especially in Southeast Asia.

“This defeat also dealt a crushing blow to the national team in the AFF B-23 Cup Championship in Cambodia, which previously also lost to the same team 2-1 at Vishaka Stadium,” wrote Makan Bola on its official website.

Malaysia U-23 lost 0-2 to Laos U-23

“Most of the supporters describe this defeat as the worst action that has been performed by the young Indonesian squad (Malaysia) in a decade,” added the statement.

Of course, the loss of the U-23 Malaysia National Team in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup is quite surprising news. Because Malaysia U-23 was championed to be able to qualify for the semifinals, but in reality they had fallen twice at the hands of Laos.

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