Tampines receive Hyundai boost

(From left) Tampines Rovers treasurer Ian Lau, vice-chairman Lee Lung Nien with chairman Desmond Ong, who presented a club jersey to Komoco Motors marketing director Tracy Teo and marketing manager Shirley Sng to mark the firm's one-year sponsorship
Tampines Rovers players celebrating their 4-3 win over Warriors FC in the Komoco Motors Singapore Cup final last month. It was their first major trophy since their S-League win in 2013. ST FILE PHOTO
Tampines Rovers players celebrating their 4-3 win over Warriors FC in the Komoco Motors Singapore Cup final last month. It was their first major trophy since their S-League win in 2013. ST FILE PHOTO
(From left) Tampines Rovers treasurer Ian Lau, vice-chairman Lee Lung Nien with chairman Desmond Ong, who presented a club jersey to Komoco Motors marketing director Tracy Teo and marketing manager Shirley Sng to mark the firm’s one-year sponsorship deal for the Singapore Premier League side.ST PHOTO: DAVID LEE

Tampines Rovers' original target last season was to finish in the top two of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) and reach the Singapore Cup semi-finals.

But while they were bantering, Stags chairman Desmond Ong made an "informal promise" to win the Singapore Cup for their former chairman Teo Hock Seng, who is also group managing director of Komoco Motors, the title sponsors of the competition.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 29, 2019, with the headline 'Tampines receive Hyundai boost'. Subscribe