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With the uncertainty over their participation in the Myanmar SEA Games from Dec 11 to 22, Singapore football captain Shahril Ishak believes this year’s U-23 side are good enough for a medal, at least.
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THEY drew 1-1 with South-east Asia (SEA) Games silver-medallists Indonesia in Solo last week and, last night, the Singapore Under-23s defeated the Philippines 1-0.
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Singapore's SEA Games football squad assembled for the first time yesterday, ahead of friendlies against Indonesia (June 8, away; July 15, home) and the Philippines (June 13, home).
THE SEA Games in 2015 here will host over 30 sports, and the Singapore organisers are already working on a shortlist.
The confirmed list is likely to be out by June next year.
THE 2015 South-east Asia (SEA) Games in Singapore will be about more than just gold medals and personal bests.
The routine hadn’t changed, after more than two decades no one would have been surprised.
James Wong took a deep breath, spun around the circle and timed his blood-curdling roar just as he released the discus into the air.
SHE created a slice of local sporting history at the 2011 South-east Asia (SEA) Games when she won the Republic’s first-ever badminton women’s singles gold.
He’s proven his ability to get the best out of Singapore’s Under-23 players with the LionsXII in the Malaysian Super League (MSL).
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Some members of the local football fraternity feel some leeway should be given to the national Under-23 team when it comes to selection for the South-east Asia Games this December.
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THE LionsXII may be sitting pretty at the top of the Malaysian Super League (MSL) table now with 23 points from 11 games.
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