After decent SEA Games performances, Irfan and Ikhsan must consider moving away from a flailing S.League. An overseas stint will benefit not only the brothers, but also the local game itself, argues Neil Humphreys...
Barring a minor miracle, Singapore will bow out of the SEA Games in the group stage for the second straight time, but coach Richard Tardy believes the country’s stocks of young talent are well placed for future success.
Ahead of Singapore’s clash with Laos at the SEA Games, coach Richard Tardy said the Young Lions had only a five per cent chance of reaching the semi-finals following consecutive defeats to start the competition.
Singapore coach Richard Tardy believes fatigue from having to play two big games in three days was the reason for his team’s 2-1 defeat to Malaysia in their SEA Games Group A encounter at Shah Alam Stadium on Wednesday.
Singapore 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.