A famous number 17 football shirt is going on sale. And the man who has been wearing the number for the Lions over the last decade is behind it. Singapore and LionsXII captain Shahril Ishak has launched his own line of T-shirts called “Thenumberseventeen”.
THERE was this joke that went around dressing rooms whenever a teammate was about to get married: We used to say, the engagement ring comes before the wedding ring, and they are followed, soon after, by suffering.
AT THE start of the evening, the group of teenage footballers kept to themselves at a corner of the function room in the Istana, awkward in the presence of current Lions and soccer stars of yesteryear.