EMPHASIS is on the LionsXII to score and take a comfortable lead in the Malaysia Cup semi-final first leg against ATM tonight.
TNP PICTURE: NURJANNAH ZULKIFLI
DECEMBER 17, 1994. It is a date LionsXII assistant coach Kadir Yahaya remembers vividly, and fondly.
“The day we became Malaysia Cup heroes,” the 44-year-old recalled yesterday, with a glint in his eye.
TNP PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: TEOH YI CHIE
In his column, LionsXII assistant coach Kadir Yahaya speaks out against the players' wives and girlfriends (WAGs) after their constant criticism of the team's selection and tactics on social media.
TNP PICTURE: BENJAMIN SEETOR
HEPTAKAIDEKAPHOBIA – the fear of No. 17. It is probably what most Malaysian teams are suffering from, after being put to the sword by Shahril Ishak, the inspirational LionsXII No. 17.
The LionsXII back-line will have to be on their toes for more than 90 minutes when they face ATM in the first leg of the Malaysia Cup semi-final at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Friday night.
TNP PICTURES: BENJAMIN SEETOR & JONATHAN CHOO
Once they started twirling, they could not stop.
Two captains. Two Captain Marvel performances.
George Bernard Shaw once said: “You cannot be a hero without being a coward.” Perhaps the LionsXII will now know what he meant, after a topsy-turvy couple of weeks in the Malaysia Cup.
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