Football: Singapore's cerebral palsy team meet EPL legends at Courts store

Members of the Singapore Cerebral Palsy football team who will be taking part in the coming Asean Para Games.
Members of the Singapore Cerebral Palsy football team who will be taking part in the coming Asean Para Games.PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN

Singapore's cerebral palsy footballers scored an exclusive meeting with English Premier League luminaries at the Courts megastore in Tampines on Saturday.

Former Manchester United wingers Lee Sharpe and Keith Gillespie, as well as ex-Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek and forward Jari Litmanen, mingled with the squad and shared words of wisdom for next month's Asean Para Games.

The Singapore team, coached by Mohamed Zainudeen, are aiming for gold after finishing second at the 2014 edition in Myanmar.

The EPL quartet are among the big names in town for the Battle of the Reds clash between the United Masters and their Liverpool counterparts at the National Stadium on Saturday evening.

After meeting the Singapore players, the foursome posed for selfies and inked autographs for over 100 fans at the Courts store.

In recent years, the furniture and electronics giant has flown in the likes of EPL icons Peter Schmeichel, Paul Scholes and Bryan Robson for meet-and-greet sessions with the public.

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