12/04/2024 06:53 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 (Bernama) -- Two leading Selangor FC midfielders, Muhammad Mukhairi Ajmal Mahadi and Nooa Laine are among the names selected for the final list of 23 Harimau Muda players for the 2024 Asian Cup U-23  in Doha, Qatar from April 15 to May 3. 

Football Association of Malaysia (FAM)  in a statement today, said also listed the final squad under Juan Torres Garrido were Y.S.C.C. Yokohama club striker, Luqman Hakim Shamsudin and Malaysian-Scottish player Fergus Tierney.

Among the other players who will represent the country in Qatar are Penang FC goalkeeper Sikh Izhan Nazrel Sikh Azman, Johor Darul Ta'zim II player Daryl Sham K.K George and Kuala Lumpur City FC striker Muhammad Haqimi Azim Rosli.

For the action in Qatar, Malaysia, who were drawn in Group D, will open the competition against Uzbekistan on April 17 followed by clashes against Vietnam (April 20) and Kuwait (April 23).

Only the top two teams in each group qualify for the quarter-finals and have the chance to continue the challenge of grabbing three automatic slots to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games while the fourth best team of the tournament will have a play-off match against Guinea in Paris this May.


The final line-up of 23 players listed by National U-23 Head Coach Juan Torres Garrido for the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup squad is as follows:



No. Name  Age  Position
1.  Muhammad Firdaus Irman Mohd Fadhil 23 Goalkeeper
2. Muhammad Azim Al Amin Kamaruddin 23 Goalkeeper
3. Sikh Izhan Nazrel Sikh Azman 22 Goalkeeper
4. Muhammad Aiman Khairul Yusni 22 Defender
5. Muhammad Ubaidullah Shamsul Fazili 21 Defender
6. Muhammad Safwan Mazlan 22 Defender
7. Harith Haiqal Adam Afkar 22 Defender
8. Mohamad Saiful Jamaluddin 22 Defender
9. Ahmad Zikri Mohd Khalili 22 Defender
10. Muhammad Azrin Afiq Rusmini 22 Defender
11. Muhammad Abu Khalil 19 Mid-fielder 
12. Muhammad Najmudin Akmal Kamal Akmal 21 Mid-fielder
13.  Nooa Laine 22 Mid-fielder
14. Muhamad Umar Hakeem Suhar Rezwan 22 Mid-fielder
15.  Muhammad Syahir Bashah 23 Mid-fielder
16. Daryl Sham K.K George 22 Mid-fielder
17. Muhammad Mukhairi Ajmal Mahadi 23 Mid-fielder
18. T. Saravanan 23 Striker
19. Muhammad Aliff Izwan Yuslan 20 Striker
20. Luqman Hakim Shamsudin 22 Striker
21. Muhamad Alif Zikri Zaini Anuar 22 Striker
22. Muhammad Haqimi Azim Rosli 21 Striker
23. Fergus Tierney 21 Striker