Singaporeans Abroad: Hariss crowned, Safuwan and Hassan mired in relegation dogfight

In the month of September, Safuwan and Hassan find themselves having to help their club stave off relegation while Hariss added another trophy to his cabinet… 

Words by Vijhay Singh and Kritikorn Thanamahamongkhol

Hariss Harun (Johor Darul Ta’zim)

Hariss further cemented his status as one of the few Singaporean footballers to achieve phenomenal success outside of Singapore, after winning his fourth consecutive Malaysia Super League (MSL) title.

The central midfielder, however, did not feature in Johor Darul Ta’zim’s (JDT) league matches as he was rested for the AFC Cup. Hariss played both matches against South China in the quarter-final and in the 1-1 draw with Bengaluru in the last four.

He will be looking to aid JDT in their quest to retain the AFC Cup once again, when the Southern Tigers pay a visit to Bangalore this month.