TNP PICTURE: CHOO CHWEE HUA
They allegedly called him a monkey. He responded by showing them the middle finger.
Selangor striker Francis Forkey Doe (above) is not expecting many cheers when he takes to the field tonight against the LionsXII.
Thailand struggled to breach them. Malaysia downright failed.
TNP PICTURE: GARY GOH
The top-five target still seems like a tough task for the LionsXII this season.
But, as long as the team’s spine remains intact, it is achievable.
The LionsXII got off to a winning start in the 2013 Malaysian Super League (MSL) with an improbable 1-0 victory over ATM FA in Negeri Sembilan, but no one should get carried away with the result.
There's been a revival of pride among Singaporeans when the Lions claimed the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 for a historic fourth time.
The Lions win rallied Singaporeans behind the national team and brought together Singaporeans who might not otherwise tune in to watch our local boys in action.
TNP PICTURE: BENJAMIN SEETOR
The LionsXII kick off their second season in the Malaysian Super League tonight, so I thought I’d offer 12 reasons to watch the boys do their bit on both sides of the Causeway.
ATM FA v LIONSXII
(Tonight, 8.30pm, StarHub TV Ch 201 & 255)
It will be a bonus if we can get a point.
TNP PICTURE: JEREMY LONG
ATM FA v LIONSXII
(Tonight, 8.30pm, StarHub TV Ch 201 & Ch 255)
If you look very closely, you might notice a few extra strands of grey hair on V Sundramoorthy’s head this year.
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THE brief is the same as last year’s: A top-five league finish and a cup final.
IT’S NOW what it should have been all along.
The LionsXII have ditched their white home jersey, in favour of a red one for the team’s new Malaysian Super League campaign, which kicks off on Wednesday.
Friday, May 17
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