Victory for Stags in AFC Cup opener

Tampines Rover striker Boris Kopitovic (right) squaring off against PSM Makassar midfielder Serif Hasic during their AFC Cup Group H match at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night. Goals by Jordan Webb (24th minute) and Kopitovic (64th) gave the dominan
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Tampines Rover striker Boris Kopitovic (right) squaring off against PSM Makassar midfielder Serif Hasic during their AFC Cup Group H match at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night. Goals by Jordan Webb (24th minute) and Kopitovic (64th) gave the dominant home side the 2-1 win. Ferdinand Sinaga (68th) netted the consolation for the Indonesian side. Tampines are second in the group behind Kaya FC-Iloilo of the Philippines, who beat Myanmarese outfit Shan United 2-0 in Yangon. Elsewhere, Hougang United also got their Group F campaign off to a winning start with a 3-1 victory over Lao Toyota in Vientiane. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 13, 2020, with the headline 'Victory for Stags in AFC Cup opener'. Print Edition | Subscribe