Rajagobal has dropped three players from the initial 25-man squad, with goalkeeper Izham Tarmizi omitted in favour of Kelantan's Khairul Fahmi and veteran Farizal Marlias from Perak.
ATM defender Irwan Fadzli Idrus all misses out, along with Zaquan Adha, who is left out after injuring himself in Harimau Malaysia's final warm-up friendly against Bangladesh on Tuesday.
He has been replaced by Pahang' Azamuddin Akil.
Malaysia squad for the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup
Goalkeepers: Khairul Fahmi, Farizal Marlias
Defenders: Zubir Azmi, Azmi Muslim, Bunyamin Umar, Mahalli Jasuli, Fadhli Shas, Faizal Muhammad, Aidil Zafuan
Midfielders: Baddrol Bakhtiar, Wan Zack Haikal, Azamuddin Akil, S.Kunanlan, Safiq Rahim, Shskir Shaari, Gary Robbat, Amar Rohidan
Strikers: Safee Sali, Norshahrul Idlan Talaha, Khyril Muhymeen Zambri, Ahmad Fakri Saarani, Ahmad Hazwan
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