Hariss Harun > Coventry?

Singapore skipper Hariss Harun has revealed in a Facebook post that he is headed to Coventry.  In a Facebook post which was put up just past 1pm on 11 October, Hariss Harun said: “I have just signed. Coventry here I come.” Coventry the football club, which is well known in this part of the region […]

Catch Irfan Fandi ‘LIVE’ on 1 Play Sports as Thai League resumes

Fans of Irfan Fandi and Thai football are in for an online treat with the resumption of the 2020/21 season of Thailand’s top flight league T1 on Saturday, 12th September. 1 Play Sports, which is a leading Singapore-based sports media narrowcasting startup,  has secured an agreement to broadcast four T1 live games every weekend on […]

6 Young Lions who broke curfew allegedly were in Manila casino

The six Young Lions football players who broke curfew in Manila allegedly went to the casino and ended up returning to the hotel in the wee hours of the morning. In a statement released by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS), the players confirmed that the players who broke curfew were Tajeli Salamat, Joshua Pereira, […]

Young Lions must win against Indonesia.

If Singapore harbours any hope of making it to the semi-finals of the Southeast Asian Games football tournament, they have no other choice but to beat Indonesia tonight in their second Group B encounter of the competition. Unfortunately, after a dull 0-0 draw against perennial minnows Laos, Singapore is now faced with the prospect of […]

Nazri Nasir is new Young Lions coach

Lions assistant coach Nazri Nasir has been named coach of the Young Lions for the 2020 Singapore Premier League season. In a statement released on 23 November, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced that while Nazri will take on the role as Young Lions coach, Fandi Ahmad will also remain with the FAS as […]

Lions score win over Yemen

Singapore’s Lions scored an away win in the Middle East for the time in 11 years when they returned with a 2-1 win over Yemen in a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 campaign. Goals from Ikhsan Fandi and Hafiz Nor at the […]

Lions need to beat Yemen

The Lions have no other choice but to earn all three points against Yemen tonight in its Group D World Cup qualifiers. Or else, it may be as good as over for the Lions as they will have to face Palestine (away), and heavyweights Saudi Arabia (home) and Uzbekistan (away) after tonight’s match-up against Yemen. […]

Fandi names final squad for Manila SEA Games.

Singapore’s Under-22 National Team Head Coach Fandi Ahmad has finalised his 20-man squad for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in Philippines, with Faris Ramli (Terengganu) and Tajeli Selamat (Warriors FC) being chosen to fill the overaged players’ slots. Fandi said, “The coaches and I had to make some difficult decisions as we finalised […]

Safuwan among ASEAN’s best players

Singapore’s national defender Safuwan Baharudin made it to the ASEAN Best XI at the Asean Football Federation Awards held on 8 November in Hanoi. He was the only Singaporean in the ASEAN Best XI list. In addition, Singapore’s Assistant Referee Ronnie Koh won the Assistant Referee of the Year accolade. The awards are held once […]

Attack, says Lions coach Tatsuma Yoshida

The last time the Lions faced off against Uzbekistan at the old National Stadium in 2008, they were given a 7-3 hiding.  But not before giving the visitors a scare. Aleksandar Duric, Mustafic Fahrudin and John Wilkinson were still playing and the new National Stadium was not even built yet.  On 15 October, the Lions […]