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Malaysia call-up for Brendan Gan, but Safee Sali dropped
Kelantan midfielder Brendan Gan received a surprise call-up to the Malaysia national team for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Saudi Arabia. However, veteran striker Safee Sali and goalkeeper Farizal Marlias was absent from the squad.
With just four points from seven matches, Malaysia was effectively eliminated. However, Brendan Gan said the team will try their best to prove that they can compete on a high level.
The team will return to Malaysia to play a friendly match against Macau on March 29.