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Lee Zii Jia admitted that he had a private challenge that precipitated him to overlook a number of coaching periods for the Thomas Cup squad.
Still, the choice was made solely after discussions with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM).
He stated BAM gave him flexibility to not attend coaching.
World quantity 7 Lee sparked a query mark when he was not seen on the central coaching camp since final Tuesday.
He additionally didn’t take part within the simulation match organized by BAM final Wednesday.
His absence additionally caught the eye of rivals.
TC Tim Thomas Cup Malaysia Belum Selesai, Lee Zii Jia Sudah Pulang Duluan?https://t.co/2SgiFNXwz1
— SuperBall.id (@tribunSUPERBALL) April 22, 2022
Refusing to disclose the problems that prevented him from becoming a member of his teammates for a number of days, the 24-year-old insisted he would play his half to gather factors all through the match in Bangkok from 8 to fifteen May.
If you have a look at at this time’s coaching, (Ow) Yew Sin and (Teo) Ee Yi additionally didn’t come, so I feel there isn’t any (drawback) by any means. I’ve no touch upon this matter as a result of I even have a private challenge.
Lee Zii Jia on his absence from coaching.
1. Lee Zii Jia
2. Liew Daren
3. Ng Tze Yong
4. Aidil Sholeh
5. Leong Jun Hao
1. Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik
2. Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi
3. Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin
Chia Wei Jie pic.twitter.com/gEONVhrb7K
— Kemto (@akemasyraf) April 20, 2022
Lee spoke to reporters on the final day of coaching on the Thomas Cup centre in Bukit Kiara yesterday morning.
The matter was additionally confirmed by the Director of Individual Coaching, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Wong Choong Hann.
He stated the participant had requested permission from BAM to do non-public coaching on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
The 2022 Thomas & Uber Cup is the thirty second version of the Thomas Cup and the twenty ninth version of the Uber Cup.
The biennial worldwide badminton championship can be hosted at Bangkok, Thailand within the Impact Arena from 8 to fifteen May 2022.
In a associated improvement, Lee stated he desires to focus solely on the Asian Badminton Championships (BAC) within the Philippines, which is able to open from 26 to 1 May.
The competitors can be a primary of kinds for him.
This is my first time competing in an Asian match, so I need to do my greatest and get a passable consequence.
Lee Zii Jia on his upcoming debut within the Asian Badminton Championships.
Earlier in January this yr, Lee was banned by BAM from tournaments for 2 years as a punishment for quitting his nationwide crew to go unbiased.
Lee resolved the problem after a gathering with BAM president Norza Zakaria.