Hard hittin’

Laos’ Somboun Banxadeth (right) makes a kick against Myanmar’s Thein Soe during the khun khmer men’s 51kg quaterfinal match at the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 6, 2023. — GLENN GUAN/The Star

Lethal Mickey

Match winner: Malaysia’s smallest player Faisal Halim, nicknamed ‘Mickey’, is congratulated by teammates after scoring in the 1-0 win over Thailand in the AFF Mitsubishi Cup semi-final first-leg match at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, January 8, 2023. — GLENN GUAN/The Star