IT WAS a proud moment for siblings Pavandip Singh and Kirandeep Kaur Gurdip Singh when they were selected for the National Under-16 Boys' and Girls' camps to be held in Ipoh alongside the Azlan Shah Cup on April 6-16.
Pavandip, 16, and Kirandeep, 13, turned up for Kuala Lumpur in the recently concluded National Under-16 and impressed the selectors, among which was former national skipper Nor Saiful Zaini.
"There were a number of players who showed promise in the Under-16 tournament and we have selected 30 boys (out of which five are goalkeepers) and 30 girls (four goalkeepers) to attend a training camp in Ipoh alongside the Azlan Shah Cup.
"This is the first batch that will be groomed for the next Junior World Cup qualifier as well as the World Cup," said Nor Saiful.
However, the players must keep improving, as those who lag will be dropped and added with fresh talent alonmg the way, added Nor Saiful.
BOYS' -- Kamarulzaman Kamaruddin (Johor), Haridzmi Abdullah (Johor), Krishanraj Singh (Johor), Syed Lokman (Johor, GK), Pavandip Singh s/o Gurdip Singh (KL), Zulfitri Zin (Kelantan), Noor Firdaus (Kelantan), Amirul Syukri (Malacca), Muhibuddin Moharam (Malacca), Hafiz Zauri (Pahang), Arif Syafie (Pahang), Syamin Naim (Pahang), Hamiz Ahir (Pahang, GK), Faiz Danial (Penang), Solehuddin Yuzaidi (Penang), Rami Latif (Penang, GK), Amirul Hamizan (Penang), Hafizal Halmi (Perak), Danial Ahmad (Perak, GK), Akram Hakkam (Perak), Hasdar Haruna (Sabah), Clement Tsai (Sabah), Saifuddin Azli (Sabah), Granson Noel (Sabah), Faiz Aiman (Sabah), Halif Fadzly (Selangor), Helmi Fazli (Selangor, GK), Zafri Afiq (Selangor), Akhimullah Anuar (Terengganu), Syarman Mat Tee (Terengganu).
GIRLS' -- Nur Iwana Jamaluddin (Perak), Nutafwani shukri (Perak),(Selangor), Nur Sofia Annan (Selangor, GK), Nur Izzatul (Selangor), Nur Insyirah (Selangor), Ellya Amanina (Selangor), Dayang Nuramirah (Selangor), Siti Rozailah Syuhada (Sabah, GK), Nurain Moun (Sabah),
Iren Hussin (Sabah), Nor Asfarina Isahyifiqa (Sabah), Ennah Marin (Sabah), Nurul Faezah (Malacca), Nurul Farawahida (Malacca), Siti Zulaika (Pahang), Farah Hanim (Penang), Putri Nur Batrisyia (Penang),
Siti Nuraisyah (Penang, GK),Nur Maizatul (Penang), Siti Nur Arfah (Penang), Siti Zalia (Kuala Lumpur), Kirandeep Kaur d/o Gurdip Singh (Kuala Lumpur), Siti Nur Amira (Kuala Lumpur), Nur Aishah (Kuala Lumpur), Hasya Syahida (Kuala Lumpur), Nurfatin Dizana (N Sembilan),
Hairryna Aleeza (N Sembilan), Nur Amirah Shakirah (Kedah), Nur Afiqah Syahzani (Kedah).