“Boys won’t believe that girls can play this sport, because it’s very dangerous. It’s okay. I’ll prove to them that girls can play sepak takraw.”

At 15, Zaty joined the Women’s National Team for Sepaktakraw, a sport that carries years of Malay tradition and history. She shares her struggles, triumphs and hopes as she paves the way for more girls to play sports.

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