8 December 2017 – Young Melaka ruggers took full advantage of Malaysia Under 19-second phase training. They had a mini rugby clinic with the young national team earlier this evening.
The young hibiscus is having their final preparation at Politeknik Merlimau, Melaka. 50 players from all over Melaka made their way to Kolej Vokasional Melaka Tengah to join the clinic set up by the Malaysia Under 19 players on the corporate social responsibility (CSR) capacity.
It always a good thing for players to share their knowledge as pass it to the younger players who will take their responsibility to represent the nation in the future.
The focus of the clinic was in the specific position where players should be able to have a better understanding of the task and their responsibility for the position that they play.
Mohamad Nazeer Mohd Nasherah, the head coach for the young national team also gave numbers of tips during the session. It was a good session for them to received guidance from the young upcoming coach who has achieved a lot in his coaching career.
This CSR was held in conjunction with the upcoming Melaka Rugby 10s Close Championship from 9 – 10 December 2017.
The 25 players will fly to Manila in few days time to take part in the upcoming Asia Rugby Championship Under 19 – Division 1.
Malaysia will face the United Arab Emirates in the tournament semifinal on 13th December 2017. The winner of the match will face either South Korea or the host, Philippines in the final which is scheduled to take place 3 days later. All the matches will take place at the Manila International School.
Photos by Malaysia Under 19