Yearstarter2019: Game for more eSports and football

Malaysian Football Club JDT Eyes Asian Success

Five-time Super League champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) have set a new benchmark for football clubs in Malaysia. Now, they’re game for more.

The Southern Tigers is the first Malaysian football club to compete in the AFC Champions – the Asian premier club competition under the guidance of owner Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, the crown prince of Johor – and they want to make their presence felt.

eSport Is Game To Make Its Presence Felt

eSports finally makes its debut as a medal sport at the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines and 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. Don’t be surprised if it becomes an Olympic programme in the future.

The government has already laid out plans for eSports to take off officially. With RM10mil allocated under Budget 2019 and support from Youth And Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Malaysia is on to a great start to become an eSports hub for the region.

Yow Wows As A Squash Star In The Making

National squash player Ng Eain Yow has been on the rise – now watch him go in 2019! The 2016 world junior squash champ has been putting in performances that have placed him on the world radar.