29 Jun '12, 3pm

Football: Singapore U-16s to face Ajax Amsterdam in Lion City Cup final

Football: Singapore U-16s to face Ajax Amsterdam in Lion City Cup final

SINGAPORE: Ajax Amsterdam may be the masters of passing football, but the Singapore National Football Academy (NFA) under-16s squad have promised the Dutch giants' under-15 squad will not have it their own way on Sunday. The two sides will meet in the final of the 24th Canon Lion City Cup, after the Singapore NFA under-16s demolished Brazil's Vasco Da Gama 4-0 in Friday's semi-final at the Jalan Besar Stadium and move a step closer to regaining the title the team last won in 2006. Ajax had edged out Manchester City 4-2 in the earlier semi-final. "We are in the final but there is still one more match to go," said Singapore NFA under-16 coach Dejan Gluscevic. "I am happy for the boys and I can promise those who come and see the final that an interesting match is in store. "Ajax has a great tradition which many coaches admire. They play an attractive style of football. Short ...

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