After Malaysia Cup disappointment, Quentin Cheng seems to be for likelihood to shine with Penang FC
Malaysia U-22 worldwide Quentin Cheng desires to focus his efforts on turning into a key participant at his new membership, after the merciless disappointment of 2020.
In Aim‘s earliest chat with Australian-born defender Quentin Cheng in early 2020, the then-Selangor FC 2 participant talked about aiming for a promotion to their first group for this season.
At first issues had gone effectively for the 21 12 months previous proper again. When the 2020 league marketing campaign ended, he was chosen to play with the Selangor first group within the post-season competitors, Malaysia Cup.
Sadly, the competitors was cancelled solely days after the primary spherical was performed as a result of rising variety of new Covid-19 instances in Malaysia, with Quentin by no means getting the possibility to function for the primary group.
“I had been upset that I didn’t get to play within the first recreation (Selangor’s spherical of 16 match in opposition to Melaka United), however there was nothing anybody may do concerning the Covid scenario.”
And when his title was not on the record of the 5 Selangor reserve group members promoted completely to the primary group for 2021, he requested for a mortgage transfer to a different top-tier aspect, promotion aspect Penang FC.
“I pushed for it (mortgage transfer to Penang). They have been concerned with me and the approach to life over right here is fairly good.
“I have been to Georgetown a few instances earlier than and had enjoyable, I loved the meals and it felt like an excellent place to get pleasure from my soccer,” he stated to Aim in a phone name late final week.
The Malaysian passport holder is now targeted on combating for his spot at his new membership, with the primary week of pre-season simply beginning.
“It has been a reasonably good first week for me. The brand new head coach (Tomas Trucha) has simply arrived a pair days in the past, all of the boys have been very welcoming and useful in getting me settled in. I have been fairly blissful right here.
“I hope I can begin [games], however I suppose I’ve to battle for my place within the first eleven. For me, I simply need to begin and play in as many Tremendous League and cup video games as attainable, abd hopefully put in good performances,” he added.
Quentin nevertheless has not thrown within the towel on his likelihood of returning to the Crimson Giants but.
“I might very very similar to to return to Selangor, so hopefully I’ll impress everybody right here and get first group alternatives again at Selangor. That may be good.”
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