Dicapai pada 5 Julai 2018.
He said the confidence was based on the current performance as well as the high fighting spirit displayed by the national badminton players.
Najib said another reason that might have led to Ahmad Faizal's downfall is the appointment of an Umno assemblyman as his political secretary.
At a press conference to introduce him and the new national squad coaching line-up on Thursday, Pan Gon said that he aimed to build a solid foundation, and was determined to take the national team to a higher level, beyond the Southeast Asian region.
Needless to say, fans were also quick to remind Peja of the lack of tact in his choice of words.
One of them is the annual National Sports Day, where money and energy is spent on one day only, for the objectives to be quickly forgotten the very next day.