TNP PICTURE: ARIFFIN JAMAR
PKNS v LIONSXII
(Tonight, 8.30pm, StarHub TV Ch 201)
Forget another upset, the only reason we beat the LionsXII twice last year was luck.
TNP PICTURE: JEREMY LONG
He’s been one of the most consistent local goalscorers in the S-League, but for the longest time, Fazrul Nawaz has struggled to make an impression on the international stage.
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.
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Radojko Avramovic will fly off to Serbia on Tuesday night. His stint as Singapore's national football coach ended on Dec 31.
After surviving the blistering pace of ATM FA winger Venice Elphi on Wednesday in the Malaysian Super League (MSL), LionsXII right back Faritz Hameed is confident he can keep Selangor speedster S Kunanlan in check tonight.
PLEASED with his young team's brave performance and 1-0 victory over ATM FA on Wednesday, LionsXII coach V Sundramoorthy plans to go for all three points against arch-rivals Selangor at home tomorrow.
TNP PICTURE: GARY GOH
If there were any doubts about the commitment of LionsXII stalwarts Shahril Ishak and Baihakki Khaizan, they should end now.
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.
Friday, May 17
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