AFF Suzuki Cup 2018

Lions are fearless: Fandi

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Coach is confident his side can stun Thais if they execute his game plan to perfection

It might appear as if Singapore have brought a knife to a gun fight for the do-or-die Group B showdown against Thailand at the Rajamangala Stadium tonight, but that will not faze the Lions.

Happy to play the role of underdogs, interim national coach Fandi Ahmad is confident that if his players can keep up the never-say-die spirit evident in this Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup campaign and execute his search-and-destroy tactics to perfection, they can floor the mighty War Elephants.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 25, 2018, with the headline 'Lions are fearless: Fandi'. Print Edition | Subscribe