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Football: LionsXII have outshone 1994 'Dream Team', says coach V. Sundramoorthy

Published on Jul 2, 2013 10:34 PM
 
LionsXII coach V. Sundramoorthy holds the Malaysian Super League trophy aloft after his side's 4-0 victory over Felda United on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. In the eyes of Sundramoorthy, the LionsXII have outshone even the Malaysian league and Cup-winning 'Dream Team' of 1994, a line-up that featured the likes of Fandi Ahmad. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

In the eyes of coach V. Sundramoorthy, the LionsXII have outshone even the Malaysian league and Cup-winning 'Dream Team' of 1994, a line-up that featured the likes of Fandi Ahmad.

He said in a post-match press conference, shortly after the LionsXII beat Felda United 4-0 to capture the Malaysian Super League title on Tuesday night: "This team has outshone the 1994 team. For rookies, they've done a great job.

"My boys tried their best from the start of the season. There were a lot of ups and downs but they pulled through."

Indeed, the LionsXII - a young side with 25 players aged 23 or below - were written off at the start of the season.

 
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