The Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s touring teams in Malaysia have experienced extremes in conditions during their stay in Kuala Lumpur.
Having learned to play in high temperatures and in humid conditions at the start of the tour, players faced tropical thunderstorms and lightning on match day 3.
It’s all part of the learning experience for young players as they adapt to different conditions and enjoy working as a team off the pitch as well as during games.
Playing in the mildest temperatures of the trip so far, both teams lost their third round of games with local team PJ Rangers providing the toughest opposition yet.
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Dylan Gardiner, Kalani Mullins, Ty Christensen, Nathan Murray, Connor O’Brien, Cody Hawkes, Logan Noak, Saurav Chand, Harrison Agnew, Arlo Fruh, Mason Savage, Benji Gabb, Dean Tanner.
Kieran Brown, Ben Prince-Saxon, Adrian Shackleton, Bon Northcot, Elliot Jacobs, Laurent Edwards, Luka Chisholm, Callum Donlon, Daniel Didsbury, Colton Berner, Blake Bibby, Eli Smith.
The touring coaches and managers are Sammy Negash (Auckland), Shaun O’Brien (Bay of Plenty) and Clive Herbert (Auckland).