The Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024, set for February 13-19 in Shah Alam, Malaysia, is a biennial event launched by Badminton Asia in 2016. It serves as Asia’s qualifier for the renowned Thomas & Uber Cups and retains the same location as the 2020 edition.

Malaysia seems to have a good chance of reaching the men’s quarter-finals at the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024, which will be held in Shah Alam. Lee Zii Jia will lead the Malaysia team in Group B, along with teams from Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, and Brunei.

The team from Chinese Taipei will be tough competition, but since two teams from each group will move on to the next round (from February 13th to 18th), Malaysia, who are the defending champions, should be able to make it to the quarter-finals.

In addition to Lee, Ng Tze Yong, Leong Jun Hao, and Eogene Ewe will compete in singles matches for Malaysia. Aaron Chia, Soh Wooi Yik, Goh Sze Fei, Nur Izzuddin Rumsani, Choong Hon Jian, and Mohd Haikal Nazr will play in Malaysia’s doubles team.

Lee Zii Jia has had some ups and downs this season. He was knocked out in the first round of the Malaysian Open but reached the quarter-finals of the India Open and Indonesia Masters.

Full draw – Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024

Men Group A Men Group B Men Group C Men Group D
People’s Republic of China Malaysia Japan Indonesia
India Chinese Taipei Thailand Republic of Korea
Hong Kong, China Kazakhstan Singapore United Arab Emirates
Brunei Myanmar Saudi Arabia
Women Group W Women Group X Women Group Y Women Group Z
People’s Republic of China Indonesia Thailand Japan
India Hong Kong, China Malaysia Chinese Taipei
Kazakhstan United Arab Emirates Singapore

Singapore faces a tough group that includes Japan and Thailand. Loh Kean Yew, who won the world championship in 2021, will lead Singapore. Indonesia is the top-seeded team in Group D.

In the women’s competition, Singapore is in a challenging group with Japan and Chinese Taipei. Malaysia and Thailand are in the same group, competing against the UAE. Surprisingly, the Republic of Korea team isn’t participating because their top player, An Se-young, is injured.

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