Football: Aidil's men seek Home run

Home United defender Faizal Roslan (second from left) could be part of a backline that will be tasked with stopping Philippines Football League champions Ceres Negros, who have a few players with high-level experience.
Home United defender Faizal Roslan (second from left) could be part of a backline that will be tasked with stopping Philippines Football League champions Ceres Negros, who have a few players with high-level experience.ST FILE PHOTO

Coach sees AFC Cup zone final victory as boost for Singapore football amid poor run

For Home United, there is no better time to stand up for Singapore than to deliver victory over Ceres Negros in the AFC Cup Asean zone final tonight, the eve of National Day.

The Singapore Premier League club will play the Philippines Football League champions at Jalan Besar Stadium with the advantage of an away goal after the first leg in Bacolod City ended 1-1 in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) second-tier competition.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2018, with the headline 'Aidil's men seek Home run'. Print Edition | Subscribe