KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not compete in the women's badminton team event at the Hangzhou Asian Games in September.
This was decided by the BAM council today as Malaysia stand little chance in the women's team event.
However, national doubles coaching director Rexy Mainaky said the men's team have a good chance of winning the Asiad gold medal.
"If everything goes to plan, we can win the gold," said Rexy.
"The doubles players (Aaron-Wooi Yik and Yew Sin-Ee Yi) are getting stable, Zii Jia is now under Wong Tat Meng."
The Asian Games squad -
Men's singles: Lee Zii Jia, Ng Tze Yong
Women's singles: Goh Jin Wei, K. Letshanaa
Men's doubles: Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik, Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi
Women's doubles: Pearly Tan-M. Thinaah, Go Pei Kee-Valeree Siow
Mixed doubles: Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai, Chen Tang Jie-Toh Ee Wei
Men's team: Zii Jia, Tze Yong, Leong Jun Hao, Cheam June Wei, Aaron Chia, Wooi Yik, Yew Sin, Ee Yi, Soon Huat, Tang Jie