BATC2018: MALAYSIA STROLL PAST PHILIPPINES 5-0

National women’s squad performed a clean sweep against minnows, Philippines in Group Y encounter of Badminton Asia Team Championships 2018 at Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium, Alor Setar earlier today.

Soniia Cheah started the ball rolling with a 21-7, 21-6 win over Sarah Barredo before 18-year-old Goh Jin Wei doubled the lead through a 21-6, 21-9 annihilation of Airah Albo and Lim Yin Fun made it 3-0 for Malaysia with a comprehensive win over Thea Pomar 21-5 21-8 in 19 minutes 

Deprived of team skipper, Woon Khe Wei through knee injury, Vivian Hoo together with Tee Jing Yi cruised past Airah Albo-Alyssa Leonardo 21-12 21-6 while Chow Mei Kuan-Goh Yea Ching complete the rout with a 21-13 21-14 win against Sarah Barredo-Thea Pomar.

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