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Football: Sundram lauds LionsXII players, who are determined to clinch MSL title

Published on Jul 2, 2013 8:41 AM
 
The LionsXII squad trained at Jalan Besar Stadium yesterday, knowing they are one win away from the title. They have done well at home, carving out nine victories and a draw. -- ST PHOTO: LIM SIN THAI

His men are just 90 minutes away from Malaysian Super League glory.

But ask V. Sundramoorthy if he had envisioned being in this position when the season started in January and the LionsXII coach's response is simple.

"I would have said you were joking," the 47-year-old said.

He is not alone.

 
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TIME TO PROVE OUR WORTH

Nobody gave us a chance. But game after game, the boys have grown in confidence and that is what brought us to this position.

- V. Sundramoorthy, LionsXII coach


TIME TO REWARD FANS

This is something we want to do for our fans and for our country. This is our backyard and we're not giving anyone the chance to come here and win."

- Shakir Hamzah, LionsXII defender


TIME TO SURVIVE

I cannot guarantee a good result but we will put up a fight.

- Azuan Zain, Felda coach