TNP PICTURE: BENJAMIN SEETOR
LionsXII are fourth in the Malaysian Super League (MSL) standings, four points behind ATM, but with two games in hand.
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: GARY GOH
Led by Singapore’s football darling Fandi Ahmad, Johor Darul Takzim’s clash with the LionsXII is easily the most anticipated fixture in the 2013 season.
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Even as the S-League management puts together a plan for a bigger and better season in 2013, one of the competition’s most respected clubs, Gombak United, will no longer be in the mix next season.
For LionsXII coach V Sundramoorthy, midfielder Shahdan Sulaiman was always the first name on his team sheet.
Argentina Player of the Year last season and former Barcelona playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme could well be plying his trade in the Malaysia Premier League with Johor FA.
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TNP PICTURE: GAVIN FOO
You tell him take it to the corner flag, you tell him not to pass, and what does he do?
“He passes,” replied a beaming V Sundramoorthy with a shake of the head.
TNP PICTURE: Gavin Foo
The LionsXII were lucky in Kuching, but they won’t be so fortunate on their home patch tonight.
LionsXII coach V Sundramoorthy will likely field two strikers in a 4-4-2 formation against Sarawak at the Jalan Besar Stadium tonight.
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