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A Field of Dreams - Official Closing Ceremony of National Stadium

My journey to this event began with my early dinner - Nasi Briyani Ayam at the eatery, which is a short distance away from Kallang MRT station.

As mentioned before, prior to the construction of the circle line, fans would "cut their way" through the old Kallang airport building (i.e.: the PA)

Crossed the Nicoll highway using this bridge as shown here before reaching the destination.

Still remember those "Fast and Furious" stunts along Nicoll Highway during the Malaysia Cup days?

Not quite like the heydays of the 70s where these guys would pack the stands with their pulling power (a snapshot of the match between the Singapore veterans vs their Malaysian counterparts).

Fans grabbing any opportunity to snap a few pictures of themselves as proof that they were there (including yours truly again, many thanks to Mr Henry Chua for taking that "dot-of-me" foto and the fan who helped to take the one with the ground as the backdrop of it.)

Having a cup of "Tiger" under the scorching sun. "Ahhhhh..." but with a premium price, of course.

Some shots on the fans, at the pitch, etc.

The media conference at the "Sliver" room looked slightly different as compared to those shown in the previous entry.

Foreign coaches tend to be diplomatic when asked to rate the Lions following the match that saw the Australians beat Singapore 3-0.

In this case, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold mentioned A-League coaches "should have come up here" to take a look at some of the Singapore players, when asked if they are good enough to ply their trade down under (like something I mentioned before).

Led by Mr Tan Howe Liang - the only Olympics medallist we have, the past and present athletes marched into the "Grand Old Lady" before the President officially marked the closing of the stadium.

It was always a pain in the neck when come to the end of the day when you wanna go home from the stadium.

Though the SBS provided express bus service (at extra costs), the heavy traffic out of Kallang was not that "express" at all.

A short clip of the "Official Closing Ceremony" of the National Stadium

(P.S.: Many thanks, of course, to Mr Darren Lim for making all these possible... thanks, man :D)


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