In this concluding part of know the players series, we shall provide you with the insight of 3 more players, namely Ilme, Apang and Sideq.
Muhammad Dzafran Asyraff bin Muhamad Zainudin, who is from Kelantan currently play for Serdang Angels. He also started playing from a tender age, in primary school, playing rimau rugby before turning to full pledge tackle rugby.
He received full supports from his parents, coaches, and friends. His best achievements were winning the silver medal for rugby 7s in 2015 Sea Games. The best game to date for him – Beating Japan in Asia Series in Colombo, Sri Lanka, whilst he wishes to forget the whole debacle of Asian Series in Hong Kong.
Selangor without any doubt is one of the power house in term of developing rugby players. One of the players from Selangor is Muhammad Siddiq Amir bin Jalil. He is also currently playing for Serdang Angels. Well supported by his parents and brother in law, Siddiq started playing rugby since he was 9 years old.
The best game for him was Asia Series 2014, Malaysia Leg, when he scored his first ever try in 7s, during the match against Sri Lanka. The match that he wished to forget is losing to Singapore in the final for 7s in Sea Games 2015.
For the record, Siddiq was the captain for Serdang Angles, that won the MRSL 2016 – the all locals team.
Last but not least, Moha,ad Safwan bin Abdullah, Perak born player, who currently plays for UiTM Lions. His brightest moment in rugby was winning the silver in Sea Games 2015.
We wish Rimau 7s all the best. All the work hard, preparation, training is about to be put to test. Trust yourselves, coaches and teammates and InsyaAllah the victory shall be ours.
By Zainuddin Mamat/ragbionlone