Singapore coach satisfied despite stalemate vs Azkals

first_imgAFF Suzuki Cup match between Philippines and Singapore at Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan. They settled for a scoreless tie. Photo by Sherwin Vardeleon/INQUIRERBOCAUE – Singapore coach V. Sundramoorthy was satisfied with the way his team started the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, escaping with a scoreless draw against the Philippines Saturday at Philippine Sports Stadium here.“Even though the boys were struggling, I think we left everything out there. Credit to the boys,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Singapore will next face defending champion Thailand on Tuesday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Dooley rues Azkals’ lack of finishing in draw vs Singapore Defender Hafiz Abu Sujad was booked with a red card at the 35th minute for his kung-fu style challenge against Azkals striker Phil Younghusband. That left the Lions undermanned the rest of the way as they tried to hold fort in their tournament opener.READ: Dooley rues Azkals’ lack of finishing in draw vs SingaporeFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentStill, their efforts proved to be enough, dodging numerous bullets from the Philippine side to split the points after the first matchday.Sundramoorthy said Singapore did well in preserving its cause early in the tournament with the team tied for second with the hosts with one point each. EDITORS’ PICK We are young Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town PH among economies most vulnerable to virus View commentscenter_img As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 MOST READ 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Obviously, I think it’s difficult to press and try to dominate the ball for a team with 10 players. We’re just trying to see chances where we can counter,” he said.READ: Misfiring Azkals settle for draw vs SingaporeThe Lions were whistled for three yellow cards in the second half for time-wasting, as they milked the clock while also diffusing the Philippines’ momentum in the process.But felt his wards did all they could to snare the full three points for Singapore.“We have a young team and we definitely tried to get the three points, but our task became more difficult with one man out,” Sundramoorthy said.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Read More »