The Badminton Affiliation of Malaysia (BAM) have but to resolve if they’ll assist the brand new 11×5 scoring system proposed by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
BAM president Norza Zakaria, who was re-elected on the nationwide physique’s 76th Annual Normal Assembly (AGM), stated discussions had been ongoing between high officers together with nationwide teaching director Wong Choong Hann and junior technical director Misbun Sidek.
The BWF are set to vote on Might 22 of their AGM on the brand new format to ramp up pleasure of matches and drive tv viewership.
A few of the nationwide shuttlers in addition to Indonesian gamers already expressed their interest in exploring the new format.
Goh Liu Ying instructed Stadium Astro the brand new format would go well with skilled shuttlers, who could be extra composed throughout early rallies motion, whereas Lee Zii Jia additionally stated the quick paced gameplay could be an excellent match for him.
The 11×5 scoring system requires a two-third majority approval to be applied.
It was additionally proposed in 2018, however did not get sufficient votes for the choice.
In the meantime Norza, who’s helming BAM till 2025, vowed to proceed to make constructive adjustments for the game.
Excessive on his checklist is ending Malaysia’s look forward to a gold medal on the 2024 Olympics, whereas additionally faring effectively in main occasions just like the Thomas Cup and World Championships.
Simply final week, the BAM inked a RM55 million five-year deal with Japanese badminton producer Yonex to interchange earlier sponsor Victor.