Sports activities happenings in Singapore (10-16 Oct)

(From left) The AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour with ex-Lions Lionel Lewis and Baihakki Khaizan, and the Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run’s run clinic with Daughters of Tomorrow. (PHOTOS: Yahoo Information Singapore/Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run)

SINGAPORE — Here’s a round-up of sports activities occasions and developments in Singapore prior to now week (10 to 16 October):

AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour in Singapore

The AFF Mitsubishi Electrical Cup trophy tour made its second cease in Singapore, as former Singapore internationals Lionel Lewis and Baihakki Khaizan interacted with followers who took photographs with the trophy at Kallang Wave Mall on Saturday (15 October).

Earlier within the day, the duo additionally took half in a soccer clinic at Jalan Besar Stadium, organised by the Mitsubishi Electrical Cup organisers in partnership with the Soccer Affiliation of Singapore.

“We could not do that tour within the final event due to the pandemic,” mentioned Malcolm Thorpe, managing director of Sportfive, the advertising company for the Mitsubishi Electrical Cup. “It is good to see individuals getting used to going again to sports activities occasions once more, and this tour will assist get them excited in regards to the event once more.”

The trophy tour’s subsequent cease will probably be in Kuala Lumpur this coming Saturday, earlier than happening to Jakarta on 26 November and Ho Chi Minh Metropolis on 3 December.

Geylang strengthen bid to complete fourth in SPL

Geylang Worldwide strengthened their bid to complete within the high half of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) with a 4-2 win over Balestier Khalsa at Toa Payoh Stadium on Friday (14 October).

The Eagles scored by way of Sime Zuzul (twenty first), Ilhan Noor (forty fifth) and Tajeli Salamat (forty ninth, 91st), whereas Balestier replied with objectives from Ryoya Taniguchi (fortieth) and Daniel Goh (93rd).

With one spherical of video games to go, Geylang are in fourth spot within the eight-team league with a one-point lead over fifth-placed Tanjong Pagar United, who misplaced 1-3 to the Lion Metropolis Sailors at Jurong East Stadium on Friday.

The Sailors snapped their four-match shedding run with objectives from Diego Lopes (seventeenth) and Gabriel Quak (74th, 89th), whereas Tanjong Pagar replied by way of Shodai Nishikawa (72nd).

On Saturday, Tampines Rovers registered a 5-3 win over Albirex Niigata (Singapore), which had already sealed the SPL title final week. The Stags scored by way of Boris Kopitovic (tenth, 68th), Taufik Suparno (forty fifth), Yasir Hanapi (67th) and Kyoga Nakamura (89th), whereas Albirex replied by way of Ilhan Fandi (1st), Kodai Tanaka (54th) and a Ryaan Sanizal personal purpose (eighty fifth).

On the Jalan Besar Stadium, Hougang beat the Younger Lions 5-3 with objectives from Fabian Kwok (2nd), Pedro Bortoluzo (thirty second, sixtieth, 79th) and Amy Recha (ninetieth). Glenn Kweh (sixteenth), Danish Qayyum (72nd) and Jordan Emaviwe (89th) scored for the bottom-placed Younger Lions.

Stephen Ng to step down as ladies’s nationwide soccer workforce head coach

The Soccer Affiliation of Singapore (FAS) introduced on Friday (14 October) that girls’s nationwide workforce head coach Stephen Ng will step down by mutual settlement, with impact from 31 October.

Ng was appointed on 7 March 2021 after spending six years on the Soccer Affiliation of Brunei Darussalam. He led the Lionesses by way of the AFC Ladies’s Asian Cup Qualifiers, the AFF Ladies’s Championship and the 2021 SEA Video games, earlier than main the workforce out for the final time in opposition to Indonesia at Jalan Besar Stadium on Monday.

“It has been an incredible 18 months in, what I really feel and the general public has witnessed, was a progressive tenure from the way in which the workforce has developed over time,” he mentioned. “These gamers have the potential to go even additional, and I want the brand new coach all the easiest to proceed to lift the extent of ladies soccer in Singapore.”

Former worldwide Ratna Suffian, who served as Ng’s assistant, will lead the Lionesses as their interim coach. The Lionesses will play their subsequent aggressive fixtures through the Olympic Qualifiers in April 2023.

Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run hosts clinic with Daughters of Tomorrow

The Nice Japanese Ladies’s Run (GEWR) hosted a run clinic and sharing session for greater than 50 women and their households from Daughters Of Tomorrow on the Singapore Sports activities Hub on Saturday (15 October).

Elite runners Jenny Huang, Jasmine Goh and Choo Ling Er have been current to share their tales, gave tips about health and performed drills with members

By GEWR, Nice Japanese continues to provide again to the group this 12 months by way of two adopted charities – Daughters Of Tomorrow and Singapore Most cancers Society. The general public can help these causes in a fund-raising initiative led by Nice Japanese employees, monetary representatives and the elite runners.

Registration for GEWR is open till 31 October. Runners can select to affix the 10km, 5 km or 2km “Mummy+Me” classes this 12 months. There will even be a aggressive 21.1km race, open solely to invited native elite athletes.

Singapore Junior Masters to return in November

The Singapore Junior Masters golf event will returning for the third consecutive 12 months on the Laguna Nationwide Golf Resort Membership’s Masters Course from 28 to 30 November.

Main the cost of the highest juniors from 13 nations is 15-year-old Ratchanon Chantananuwat, who’s presently ranked eleventh within the World Newbie Golf Rating. He grew to become the youngest participant to ever win on a serious tour when he received the Belief Golf Asian Blended Sequence.

Returning to the Masters Course are homegrown abilities Brandon Han, who had simply received the Bangchak Championship, a part of the newly shaped GENZ Golf Tour, and two-time defending champion Shannon Tan, who’s presently on an NCAA scholarship at Texas Tech College.

After efficiently working two editions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the occasion will obtain a lift with the introduction of recent title sponsor, Belief Golf.

Tickets on sale for Singapore Sail Grand Prix

Tickets are on sale for the inaugural Singapore Sail Grand Prix on 14 and 15 January 2023 at Parkland Inexperienced at East Coast Park.

The occasion would be the eighth leg of an 11-stop international competitors, as 9 worldwide groups do battle simply metres from the shoreline, crusing on F50 catamarans at excessive speeds.

Friends can take pleasure in a improbable weekend of racing with ticket choices that enchantment to each spectator expertise:

  • Waterfront Entry: This basic spectator space permits followers to witness the catamarans up shut, in addition to entry to the Race Village.

  • Platinum Suites: Friends will take pleasure in an unique air-conditioned suite positioned proper on the water’s edge simply meters from the motion, with premium meals and beverage and a lined out of doors viewing balcony.

  • Carry Your Personal Boat: Benefit from the motion from your personal boat inside an exclusion zone.

  • Workforce Base Excursions: Go behind the scenes on the SailGP workforce bases.

Go to the official Singapore SailGP web site for additional particulars of all ticket choices and to buy tickets.

STTA fund-raising golf and dinner occasion raises over $399,000

The Singapore Desk Tennis Affiliation (STTA) organised a fund-raising golf event which concluded on Friday (14 October) at Orchid Nation Membership.

Following the event, there was additionally a fund-raising dinner, which was graced by Edwin Tong, Minister for Tradition, Neighborhood and Youth. In complete, the occasions raised over $399,000.

The donations will go in direction of the One Workforce Singapore Fund for the next initiatives: STTA’s pathway growth for Workforce Singapore athletes, and its excessive efficiency sports activities system.

StarHub to indicate ICC Males’s T20 World Cup matches

StarHub’s Sports activities+ prospects will be capable to take pleasure in all 45 cricket matches of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup, which will probably be held in Australia from Sunday (16 October) to 13 November. The matches will probably be proven reside on Hub Sports activities 4 (Ch204).

The native telco firm will even be airing the ICC Ladies’s Cricket World Cup from 10 to 26 February 2023, in addition to the ICC Cricket World Cup qualifiers from 18 June to 9 July subsequent 12 months, on Hub Sports activities 4.

New prospects can subscribe to Sports activities+ at $24.99 monthly. They are going to acquire entry to not solely reside T20 World Cup 2022 matches, but in addition different prestigious sporting occasions comparable to La Liga’s “El Classico”, badminton’s Denmark Open, and Method 1 motor racing.

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