On the first day of the 9th Asia Cup Men’s Hockey Tournament, after the national anthems of Malaysia and Chinese Taipei were played, a minute silence was observed in the stadium to honour the late Chua Boon Huat.
For the duration of the one minute, images of Chua were displayed on the stadium’s LED screen.
Chua’s family members were present. They were seated in the VIP’s box and wore yellow shirts with Chua’s number 3 emblazoned at the back. Similarly, the entire Malaysian team wore blue shirts with Chua’s number 3 on their backs.