Everton (in blue) took the lead first in the game through Calum Dyson's header.
The fact remain is playing this kind of three-team group round-robin sort of group fixture is NEVER
TO LOSE and you are guarantee to be SAFE to the next stage.
With that in mind, the NFA U16 did just that by ensuring two draw results against Flamengo and
Everton to progress to the next phrase of 23rd Canon Lion City Cup in the expense of the
JUVENTUS FC 0-4 NFA U15
The juniors from the Italian "Grand Ol' Lady" - Juventus were simply outclassed by the NFA U15 in
the 3rd/4th placing match of the 23rd Canon Lion City Cup.
NFA U15's skipper Adam Swandi's somersault celebration wowed the JBS crowd.Back the partisan crowds
at the Jalan Besar Stadium, the Baby Cubs (as I nicknamed them as) wowed their fans with a much
calm and composed display as compared to their opener against Newcastle United.
NFA U15 4-3 NEWCASTLE UNITED
Epic finish till the end of the 23rd Canon Lion City Cup opener that saw the match drawn by yours
truly had the NFA U15 came from the jaws of defeat to see them beat the replacement side Newcastle
The epic finishing by Faridzuan Faud rocked the JBSBut the Baby Cubs got to watch their backline
that was caught flat to allow baby Magpies to score in the first place.
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With the 23rd Lion City Cup scheduled to kick off in less than a month away, it's not doubt that
again that Hanafi Akbar (pictured below) and the rest of the National U-16 team will be carrying
the hope of the country to repeat that kind of performance that captured the heart of the nation
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(Pictured above) I drawn "Juventus" to join Group A (picture credit: The Red Card)
... that the National U-15 team due to play in the upcoming 23rd Canon Lion City Cup had found
themselves grouped together with Italian powerhouses Juventus U-15 and Newcastle United's U-15
squad in the Group A.
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The tournament that churned out the names like Fandi Ahmad, V Sundramoorthy and Indra Sahdan Daud,
who went on to represent Singapore national team since its inaugural back in the late 1970s, will
make its return this coming June.
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The distinguished guests at the draw ceremony
Graced by the presence of distinguished guests with the likes of the British High Commissioner to Singapore alongside with the Dutch and Brazilian ambassadors to the Republic with the German Embassy was represented by their Deputy Head of Mission, the draw and schedules for the upcoming 25th Canon Lion City Cup were decided this afternoon at PARKROYAL, the official hotel of the tournament.
Sorry. We know we upset you last time we featured CR Flamengo U16 goalkeeper Thiago Rodrigues, but
his ab interface with Leandro Carvalho after their team beat Singapore on penalties in the Canon
Lion City Cup Final could not be ignored. Just look at 'em! Image: Getty Images AsiaPac/Daylife.
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(L-R): R Sasikumar, FAS President Zainudin Nordin, Lim Kok Hin of Canon
Credited to be the first of its kind when it first started in 1977, the Canon Lion City Cup (as it is now known as because of its title sponsorship agreement with the Japanese imaging giants since 2011) has been seen as the talent churning machine for local football ever since.
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Muse PR of The Red Card Group, the co-organizers of the 23rd Canon Lion City Cup)
The much anticipated official music video of the 23rd Canon Lion City Cup was officially
In a joint collaboration between Canon and Soul Theory Studios with local renowned hip hop artiste
Sheikh Haikel, this one minute clip also featured local football luminaries such as Fandi Ahmad,
Malek Awab, Aide Iskandar, S Subramani and Lionel Lewis.
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Coach Nazri (pictured extreme right) is the NFA U15 coach
Being one of the two representative squads to be competed in the upcoming 25th Canon Lion City Cup, the National Football Academy Under-15 (NFA U15) team departed earlier today to Kuala Lumpur for the Frenz International Cup 2013 for their preparations for the June tournament.
FAS president Mr Zainudin Nordin (left) received the mock cheque from Mr Andrew Koh (right0, Senior
Director and General Manager of the Consumer Imaging & Information Products Divsion of Canon
Singapore with NFA U16 skipper Dukhilan Jeevamani (second from left) and U15's captain Adam Swandi