MORTEN FROST SEEKS BIG BUCKS TO COACH MALAYSIA
by Martin Coe (from a report filed by J. Chang)
December 12, 1996 (New Shuttlenws) - In stories circulating around the
badminton World Cup tournament in Jakarta, Indonesia, Morten Hansen Frost,
one of the best ever to play men's singles and now also a proven quantity
as a top-notch coach, is said to be in second-stage negotiations with the
Badminton Association of Malaysia about their vacant national head coaching
Earlier rumours had indicated that Frost had already inked a contract with
the Malaysians. Later stories said that Frost had made a counteroffer to the
Malaysians who had offered him a yearly salary of 60,000 Malaysian ringgits
The Danish coach reportedly made a counteroffer for a yearly salary of
240,000 ringgits (about US$100,000).
The amount that Frost is seeking may not be within the budget of the
Malaysian association. However, it is said that negotiations are still
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