Lionesses fall prey to Sri Lankans

PHOTO: LIM WEIXIANG

I.M. Withanage of Sri Lanka (left) tackles Singapore's Chris Yip-Au (right) during their football friendly at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night. The Singapore women's team, who were playing their first international match in over two years, lost 0-1, with P.M. Perera scoring the only goal in the eighth minute. On Wednesday, Singapore's Under-19s lost 1-3 to the same Sri Lankan side. The Lionesses' main assignment this year will be July's Asean Football Federation Championship in Myanmar.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 30, 2016, with the headline 'Lionesses fall prey to Sri Lankans'. Print Edition | Subscribe