Football: Madhu Mohana's Negeri nightmare a cautionary tale

Madhu Mohana (in cap) with Negeri team-mates while on a training tour in pre-season. He says the club cited a "long-term" groin injury for ending his contract.
Madhu Mohana (in cap) with Negeri team-mates while on a training tour in pre-season. He says the club cited a "long-term" groin injury for ending his contract.

Madhu's predicament not an isolated example of overseas moves turning sour, say experts

It took less than two months for Madhu Mohana's dream move up north to go south.

Last December, he signed a year-long contract with three-time Malaysia Cup champions Negeri Sembilan and was set to play professional football outside Singapore for the first time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 25, 2018, with the headline 'Negeri nightmare a cautionary tale'. Print Edition | Subscribe