K. Dharmaraj Axed, A. Arulselvaraj Takes Over

So the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) has finally pushed the panic button and decided to replace ‘under fire‘ head coach, K. Dharmaraj with Project 2016 coach, A. Arulselvaraj, albeit the appointment is just an interim measure. The face-saving move with Dharmaraj as a “scapegoat” to me is an act of cowardice, designed to appease the fans after a disastrous World Cup campaign and shameful performances at the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It would have been better for the MHC to stick by their man for at least another year after they decided to give Dharmaraj a promotion in the wake of his achievement in leading our youngsters to fourth placing in the Junior World Cup. Afterall, like players, this is just another learning curve for the coach and I’m sure he will be better with time. Continue Reading »

Durian Fiesta, Tuaran

Durian Fiesta

Great news for all lovers of the king of fruits, durian, residing within driving-distance from Tuaran, Sabah! In conjunction with ‘Eat Local Fruits‘ campaign, Durian Fiesta will be held in Tuaran, Sabah, from 15 – 17 August 2014 (this weekend, folks!).  Continue Reading »