KUALA LUMPUR: “Please give Chong Wei the space and peace of mind to recover,” said the President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria in a statement.
He said that after the Malaysia badminton legend has been confirmed with early stage nose cancer today.
“Chong Wei is currently in Taiwan seeking treatment, and I am pleased to inform you that he is responding well to his treatment and is currently resting and recuperating amongst family and close friends.
“On behalf of Chong Wei, I would like to thank all Malaysians for your prayers and concern.
“Your support has been his source of strength and courage.
“We urge everyone to respect his privacy and that of his family.
BAM is in constant contact with Chong Wei, and we will offer any support we can to our legend,” he was quoted by the Star as cited in his statement.
Chong Wei is expected to return home after completing his treatment at the end of the month.
-Malaysia World News