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