School sports

Double for Sports School

C Div footballers stay calm to outlast Queensway in final, add to B boys' win

Singapore Sports School captain Amir Syafiz Abdul Rashid (centre, in red) challenged by two Queensway Secondary School players during the Schools National C Division football final at Our Tampines Hub yesterday. Amir scored the winning goal in SSP's
Singapore Sports School captain Amir Syafiz Abdul Rashid (centre, in red) challenged by two Queensway Secondary School players during the Schools National C Division football final at Our Tampines Hub yesterday. Amir scored the winning goal in SSP's 2-1 victory and was also named the man of the match.PHOTO: SINGAPORE SPORTS SCHOOL

Their first XI featured seven Secondary 1 students who were playing in their first Schools National C Division football final.

They also had to endure a nerve-racking penalty shoot-out victory over St Patrick's School in the semi-finals on Tuesday which finished 2-2 after extra time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2018, with the headline 'Double for Sports School'. Subscribe