MUHAMMAD ALIF AZIZ MARDIANSYAH/BOLASPORT.COM
Malaysia’s men’s singles badminton player, Lee Zii Jia, competes at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, June 8, 2022.
But, coach Lee Zii Jia, Indra Wijaya, did not want to discuss this possibility. The Indonesian coach said that their fight was too far-fetched because both players had to finish the first two matches first on the Malaysia Open 2022.
Lee won the 2022 Asian Championship, Thailand Open 2022, and reached the semifinals of the Indonesia Open 2022 with his new status as an Association non-training player Badminton Malaysia (BAM).
Lee will open the fight on Malaysia Open 2022 against Toma Junior Popov (France). men’s singles The fifth in the world has a chance to meet Rasmus Gemke (Denmark) or Shesar Hiren Rhustavito (Indonesia) in the first round.
Meanwhile, Momota will meet men’s singles world number 23, Kantaphon Wangcharoen (Thailand).
If he wins, he will face Angus Ng Ka Long (Hong Kong) to secure a place in the quarter-finals.
“Don’t think too far to reach the last eight or meet Momota. Zii Jia has a match before and let’s take it one step at a time,” Indra said as reported by BolaSport.com from The Star.
“The important thing is that he has found his consistency and he has to maintain that,” said Indra.