07 Mar '11, 10am

International youth football teams play in Lion City Cup: THEY were the toast of Singapore after winning a bronz...

International youth football teams play in Lion City Cup: THEY were the toast of Singapore after winning a bronz...

From left: Andrew Koh, R. Sasikumar, Zainudin Nordin, and Sandie Lee at the Lion City Cup press conference. Back after a two year hiatus, this year's tournament will feature youth teams from world-renowned clubs such as Everton, Juventus and Benfica, as well as Singapore's Youth Olympic Games football team. -- ST PHOTO: TED CHEN THEY were the toast of Singapore after winning a bronze medal at August's Youth Olympic Games. Come June, the likes of captain Jeffrey Lightfoot and twinkle-toed midfielder Hanafi Akbar will be playing against the equivalent of footballing royalty. Youth teams from four illustrious clubs - England's Everton, Italy's Juventus, Portugal's Benfica and Flamengo of Brazil - will be participating in the newly-revamped Lion City Cup from June 18 to 27. R. Sasikumar (left) and FAS President Zainudin Nordin at the Lion City Cup press conference. Back after ...

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