She was on top of the world in 2008. Just 20 at the time, Jasmine Yeong-Nathan became the first Singaporean to win the AMF World Cup. Her triumph was acknowledged in 2009 when she was crowned the country’s Sportswoman of the Year.
When royalty beckons, it is hard to say no. On Thursday, Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail made the short trip across the Causeway and agreed terms with LionsXII skipper Shahril Ishak at the Fullerton Hotel.