Even when Malaysian badminton followers didn’t get sufficient of watching native shuttlers strut their stuff this yr, they need to be relishing the chance to catch Lee Chong Wei in motion once more.
The previous world primary is ready to participate in a model new badminton idea known as the Combine & Match Badminton Problem, which is a collection of team-based exhibition matches throughout eight international locations.
It’s hosted by Japan Yonex beneath the ‘Legends Imaginative and prescient’ banner, during which Lee is an envoy together with different retired legends like China’s Lin Dan, Denmark’s Peter Gade and Indonesian Taufik Hidayat.
“The organisers are within the midst of planning the occasion however it all relies upon if the conditional motion management order shall be lifted.
“If all the pieces goes in keeping with plan, I’ll take part for certain. My spouse [former shuttler Wong Mew Choo] would likely tag alongside too,” he told The Star.
World quantity 14 pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong are additionally slated to take part within the occasion, and there could possibly be a number of junior shuttlers within the combine as properly.
The occasion will pit two groups comprising of two captains, one in all whom shall be Lee. They are going to choose 5 different shuttlers to kind a six-member staff to play out a format of two singles and three doubles.
Japanese ace Kento Momota already kicked off this occasion in Japan final week.
Yong-dae shall be subsequent in motion in opposition to his former accomplice Yoo Yeon-seong this Saturday, earlier than the collection strikes on to Indonesia, China, India, Taiwan and Denmark.
The occasion in Malaysia is a closed door affair, however it is going to be aired dwell on Yonex Malaysia’s Fb web page.