Football: Players, pundits say that Yoshida is still the right man to lead Singapore

Lions coach Tatsuma Yoshida told The Straits Times that his side "received a hard lesson" during the campaign.
Lions coach Tatsuma Yoshida told The Straits Times that his side "received a hard lesson" during the campaign.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - It was a World Cup qualification campaign that began brightly with seven points from five matches against higher-ranked opponents. But ultimately the Singapore national team limped to the finish line with three straight defeats that came along with uninspiring performances.

Now the knives are out for the Lions and while the team have come under criticism for their displays, Lions coach Tatsuma Yoshida has shouldered the blame.

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