Jermaine Pennant will return to action on Aug. 4 against Geylang in the S.League after an Achilles problem, according to Tampines coach Akba
Albirex Niigata (S) are favourites to win the Singapore League Cup for the second year in a row after thrashing Tampines Rovers 4-0 in the semifinals.
Former S.League coach Darren Stewart, a Singapore-based ex-Australia international, is the new head coach of Maldives, replacing Ricki Herbert.
It wasn't enough to stay alive in the Singapore League Cup, but Geylang International's 1-0 win vs. Albirex did take them through to the Plate semis.
Tampines midfielder Hafiz Sujad refuses to entertain thoughts of stardom as he continues to strive for consistency for the Singapore national team.
Brunei DPMM finished top of Group A in the Singapore League Cup, ending Tampines Rovers' eight-game winning streak of with a 2-1 victory on Thursday.