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Woodlands’ 2007 League Cup winners: Where Are They Now?

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Hasrin Jailani 

Replacing Bartholomeusz on 79 minutes was this defensive midfielder, who was Goh Tat Chuan’s partner in Singapore’s 2004 Tiger Cup winning campaign.

Hasrin played four seasons with the Rams till the end of the 2009 season before hanging up his boots at the age of 34.

He was then appointed assistant coach to Aide Iskandar at Hougang United in 2011, before becoming technical director at Chelsea Soccer School Singapore two years later – a role he retained till now.

Hasrin got his first S.League head coach role with Geylang in 2016 and helped them to their highest finish (fifth) since 2010, but he was replaced by national teammate Noor Ali midway through last season.

Since September, he is based in Jakarta to oversee the day-to-day programs for the Chelsea Soccer School Indonesia while coaching the school’s Under-16 team there.

Ismadi Mukhtar

Coming on for Laakad on 88 minutes was this wide man with superb fitness levels, which enabling him to cover ground on both flanks.

Ismadi joined Imran at Tampines in 2010, with the duo starring as wing-backs in the 3-5-2 system under then-coach Vorawan.

He was rewarded for his consistent form at the S.League level in 2014 as he earned his first Singapore cap under Bernd Stange and played in that year’s ill-fated Suzuki Cup campaign.

The 33-year-old was on the books of Tampines last season.

Jorg Steinebrunner

The coach at the helm then was this former Germany Under-21 defender, who played for Tanjong Pagar in the early days of the S.League.

Woodlands gave Steinebrunner his first coaching stint as he lasted till the end of the 2008 season, before leaving for Sengkang the following year due to a restructure of the Rams management.

He then went Indonesia to coach PSM Makassar before returning to Singapore to manage Geylang in 2014.

Photo: Weixiang Lim/FFT

The vocal Steinebrunner was named Warriors FC head coach for the 2016 season but stepped down after just a few months due to a series of mediocre results.

The 46-year-old is now technical director at Negeri Sembilan, a side which just secured promotion to the Malaysia Super League (MSL) and have recently signed Singapore international defender Madhu Mohana and former Warriors attacker Nicolas Velez. 

Main Photo: Hasrin Jailani