Hawks on the verge of perfect month
Geylang confident ahead of 2015 S.League season
They are the most storied football club in Singapore, with a rich history of trophies and star names.
Former national captains Leong Kok Fann and Fandi Ahmad once wore the team’s fabled green and white, with the latter leading the side to the inaugural S.League title in 1996.
But years of mid-table mediocrity have seen Geylang International lose their lustre, and the club ended the 2014 Great EasternYeo’s S.League season in a lowly eighth place out of 12 teams — a whopping 21 points behind champions Warriors.
But in their pre-season press conference last night at Downtown East, chairman Leong and coach Jorg Steinebrunner were both in bullish mood, with the German proclaiming a top-three finish in 2015 a possibility.
Read the full report in our print edition on Feb 1.
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