8 July 2017
Hosts Malaysia were handed a relatively easier group at the SEA Games after avoiding Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and defending champions Thailand, all of whom can consider themselves in a group of death.
Day 6 of the SEA Games football tournament saw Cambodia dispatching Philippines 3-1, while Timor Leste edged Brunei 2-1 for their maiden win.
1-0 victories were the order of the day as Singapore and Thailand picked up narrow victories against the Philippines and Timor Leste respectively on Monday.
Centre-back Sheikh Abdul Hadi was the toast of the Singapore U23 team as his first-half header proved to be the difference between them and the Philippines U23s on Monday night.
There's plenty of young talent at this edition of the Southeast Asian Games. Stefanus Ian picks out 11 promising players to watch out for...
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