|"Where is my support?" Agu (11) as depicted|
The come about of the Causeway Challenge was part of the MOU agreed upon by both FAS and FAM last year, hence resulted the home-and-away series featuring two of the fiercest football rivalries in this region.
Even "kena hamtam", must know why "kena hamtam
Added on to the above-mentioned, I went on and shared with this friend of what I read from sources.
"On top of that, scheduling such friendlies also one issue to look into, just like one country FA, I read that, actually plan their international friendlies ONE year in advance."
|Got to know what we want to achieve from friendlies|
Having said that is not of saying we shouldn't get teams like Japan, South Korea or Australia for these friendlies, but like mentioned does it do any good to our present future development of our football?
|Kitchee SC (in dark shorts) has tie up with FC Barcelona|
That display by the Hong Kong league champions against their Singaporean counterparts epitomized the improvement shown in the former British colony football, which is slowly and steadily crawling back to its glory days in the 1970s.
The Stakes are too HIGH
On another issue, while it was said that the recent arranged friendlies are to try new players for the year end's AFF Suzuki Cup, but the recall of evergreen striker Aleksandar Duric could have suggested otherwise.
|Ahmad Fahmie still waiting for his chance|
Perhaps, given the setting against the "auld enemy" was too great that coach Raddy decided to opt for a "safety first" approach by fielding seasoned campaigners like Mustafic Fahrudin, Shi Jiayi, Daniel Bennett and Qiu Li in the second half to maintain the undefeated record since 2004.
|Only Coach Raddy (right) knows what he wants|
That is for sure, coach, but we also know the stakes are too high in any Causeway Derby match that no one wants to lose in this game and it's always for the flag, honor of the country we play for - remember that too.