Malaysia will be rolling out the 28th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 in Ipoh starting March 23 to March 30,2019.

This edition of this men’s invitational competition which hopes to be another action-packed, exciting event, will feature six teams – India, Malaysia, South Korea, Japan and Poland.

Let’s take an in-depth look at all 6 teams participating at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019.

INDIA 

  • World Rank : 5
  • Last Appearance: 2018 (5th)
  • Head Coach: –
  • Goalkeepers : PR Sreejesh, Krishan Pathak
  • Most Capped Player : Manpreet Singh (242 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Shilanand Lakra & Vivek Sagar Prasad (19 age)
  • Oldest Player : PR Sreejesh (30)

Full Squad : Krishan B Pathak, P R Sreejesh, Gurinder Singh, Surender Kumar, Varun Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Manpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh, Gursahibjit Kaur, Shilanand Lakra, Sumit Kumar

MALAYSIA

 

  • World Rank : 13
  • Last Appearance: 2018 (4th)
  • Head Coach: Roelant Oltmans
  • Goalkeepers : Muhammad Hairi Rahman, Muhammad Zaimi Bin Mat Deris
  • Most Capped Player : Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (274 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Muhammad Arif Syafie Ishak & Muhammad Azrai Aizad Bin Abu Kamal (19 years old)
  • Oldest Player : Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin (33)

Full Squad : Muhammad Hairi Rahman Muhammad Zaimi Bin Mat Deris, Muhammad Razie Rahim, Faiz Helmi Jali, Muhammad Najmi Jazlan, Muhammad Arif Syafie Ishak, Luqman Nul Hakim Bin Ahmad Shukran, Muhammad Marhan Jalil, Mohd Fitri Bin Saari, Muhammad Amirol Aideed Bin Mohd Arshad, Meor Muhamad Azuan Bin Hasan, Mohd Ashran Bin Hamsani, Muhammad Azrai Aizad Bin Abu Kamal, Nik Muhammad Aiman Bin Nik Rozemi, Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Bin Tengku Abdul Jalil, Muhammad Firhan Ashari, Faizal Bin Saari, Nor Syafiq Bin Sumantri

CANADA

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  • World Rank : 10
  • Last Appearance: 2016 (6th)
  • Head Coach: Paul Bundy
  • Goalkeepers :  Antoni Kindler, David Carter
  • Most Capped Player : Mark Pearson (252 caps)
  • Youngest Player : James Wallace (19)
  • Oldest Player : David Charter (37)

Full Squad : Balraj Panesar, Brandon Pereira, Gordon Johnston, John Smythe, Adam Froese, Oliver Scholfield, Iain Smythe, Fin Boothroyd, Jamie Wallace, Keegan Pereira, Matt Sarmento, Antoni Kindler, David Carter, Mark Pearson, James Kirkpatrick, Devohn Noronha-Teixeira, Brenden Bissett, Taylor Curran

SOUTH KOREA

  • World Rank : 17
  • Last Appearance: 2015 (4th)
  • Head Coach: Shin Seok Kyo
  • Goalkeepers : Kim Jaehyeon , Kim Gilmyung
  • Most Capped Player : Jang Jonghyun (273)
  • Youngest Player : Ji Woo Cheon, Kim Hyeongjin & Kim Kihoon (24)
  • Oldest Player : Lee Namyong (35)

Full Squad : Kim Jaehyeon, Jeong Hwanyong, Lee Namyong, Cho Sukhoon, Lee Seungil, Hyun Jigwang, Hwang Taeil, Lee Jungjun, Jung Manjae, Ji Woo Cheon, Lee Juyoung, Lee Daeyeol, Kim Gilmyung , Hong Eunseong, Lee Seunghoon, Kim Hyeongjin, Jang Jonghyun, Kim JungHoo, Yang Jihun, Kim Kihoon

JAPAN

  • World Rank : 18
  • Last Appearance: 2017 (6th)
  • Head Coach :  Siegfried Aikman
  • Goalkeepers : Yusuke Takano , Takashi Yoshikawa
  • Most Capped Player : Manabu Yamashita (168 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Ken Nagayoshi & Kazuki Yoneda (19)
  • Oldest Player : Manabu Yamashita (30)

Full Squad : Koji Yamasaki, Genki Mitani, Kazuki Yoneda, Kazuma Murata, Suguru Hoshi, Kenji Kitazato, Manabu Yamashita , Ken Nagayoshi, Kentaro Fukuda, Ryosei Kato, Masaki Ohashi, Hirotaka Wakuri, Shota Yamada, Yusuke Takano, Hirotaka Zendana, Takashi Yoshikawa, Kota Watanabe, Yoshiki Kirishita

POLAND

  • World Rank : 21
  • Last Appearance: None
  • Head Coach : Karol Sniezek
  • Goalkeepers : Mateusz Popiolkowski , Maciej Pacanowski
  • Most Capped Player : Michal Raciniewski (125 caps)
  • Youngest Player : Dominik Kotulski, Jakub Janicki, Sebastian Sellner & Maciej Trojanek (22)
  • Oldest Player : Bartosz Zywiczka (32)

Full Squad : Popliolkowski Mateusz, Raciniewski Michal, Gumny Mikolaj, Kotulski Dominik, Hillyer Joseph, Poltaszewski Mateusz, Hulboj Mateusz, Pacanowski Maciej , Zywiczka Bartosz, Janicki Jakub, Kurowsi Jacek, Sellner Sebastian, Kasprzyk Michal, Krokosz Adrian, Trojanek Maciej, Bratkowski Pawel, Poltasaewski Michal, Kozlowski Piotr

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